Lithophyllum macrocarpum ( ) 1904
Lithophyllum macrocarpum (Rosanoff) Foslie 1904: 29
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli
Melobesia macrocarpa Rosanoff
Type locality: Rochers des Flamands, Cherbourg, France (Woelkerling 1998: 374). Lectotypes: collector not indicated; 19.iii.1863; CHE Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg, no. 276; designated by Chamberlain, 1986: 205 (Woelkerling 1998: 374). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 130, filed under Melobesia macrocarpa); PC, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, General Herbarium (non-fossil; filed under non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet); L, 941.156-125 (see Woelkerling & Verheij, 1995: 63); TRH, Le Jolis' Algues Marines de Cherbourg no. 276, includes slide 574 (see Woelkerling, 1993: 140). Habitat: on Phyllophora crispa (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994: 108).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with large fruit.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum macrocarpum (Rosanoff) Foslie)
Europe: Sweden (Kylin 1907).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Created: 20 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.