Lithophyllum pustulatum var. laminariae Foslie

Publication Details
Lithophyllum pustulatum var. laminariae Foslie

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma laminariae (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Y.M.Chamberlain.

Basionym
Melobesia laminariae P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type Information
Type locality: Cherbourg, (rochers près le fort du Mengan), France; (Chamberlain 1991: 70) Lectotype: P.-L. Crouan & H.-M. Crouan; February 1859; On Laminaria digitata; CO; (Chamberlain 1991: 70) Notes: Type: under herbarium name Melobesia lithothamnioides. Lectotype selected by Chamberlain (1991: 70).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having pustules (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022

 
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