Lithophyllum farlowii 1901
Lithophyllum farlowii Heydrich 1901: 532, pl. 11: fig. 6
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1901). Die Lithothamnien des Museum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 529-545, pl XI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum decussatum (J.Ellis & Solander) Philippi
Type locality: Charles Island, Galapagos Islands (Woelkerling 1998: 311). Holotype: collector not indicated but obtained on the Hassler Expedition in; June 1872 (Heydrich, 1901: 533 incorrectly gives the year as 1892). Donated to PC by Farlow in 1889; PC no. 15, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 311). Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, no. 15 (number possibly assigned by Hariot; see acknowledgment by Heydrich, 1901: 529), includes slide 663.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum farlowii Heydrich)
North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901).
South America: Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945).
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.