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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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Historical and taxonomic studies in the genus Titanoderma (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 21: 1-80, 247 figs, 3 tables.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 November 2019.

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