Millepora racemus Lamarck 1816

Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie

Current name: Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie
MediterraneanMirella Coppola di Canzano (

Publication Details
Millepora racemus Lamarck 1816: 203

Published in: Lamarck, J.B. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Vol. 2 pp. 1-568. Paris: Verdière.

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Publication date: March 1816

Type Species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie.

Type Information
Type locality: Capri Island (Gulf of Naples, Tyrrhenian Sea, western Mediterranean); (Caragnano et al. 2020: 586) Neotype: MPUM; 7507 (Basso, Fravega & Vanucci 1996: 278) Notes: Currently dposited in the Herbarium Universitatis Florentinae, Natural History Museum (Florence, Italy, FI: neotype FI 058887, isoneotype FI055888 (Caragnano et al., 2020: 586). Type locality: "les mers de la Guiane?"; Collector: Turgot (INA).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 February 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 February 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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