Pseudolithophyllum whidbeyense (Foslie) Steneck & R.T.Paine 1986

Pseudolithophyllum whidbeyense (Foslie) Steneck & R.T.Paine

Current name: Pseudolithophyllum whidbeyense (Foslie) Steneck & R.T.Paine
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Publication Details
Pseudolithophyllum whidbeyense (Foslie) Steneck & R.T.Paine 1986: 229

Published in: Steneck, R.S. & Paine, R.T. (1986). Ecological and taxonomic studies of shallow-water encrusting Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) of the boreal northeastern Pacific. Phycologia 25(2): 221-240.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pseudolithophyllum is Pseudolithophyllum fuegianum (Heydrich) M.L.Mendoza & Cabioch.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Lithophyllum whidbeyense Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: Whidbey Island, Washington, U.S.A,; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 59) Lectotype: Setchell & N.L.Gardner Algae of Puget Sound, number 655; 1901; none given; TRH; A6-315 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 59) Notes: Lectotype fide L.R. Mason, 1953: 341; Collector : N.L. Gardener 655 (INA). Lectotype: TRH, Gardner 655 (UC, 739464) on Acmaea mitra shell (lectotype chosen by Mason 1953); shallow subtidal (Steneck & Paine, 1986).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2023

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