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Lithophyllum atalayense Me.Lemoine 1920

Publication details
Lithophyllum atalayense Me.Lemoine 1920: 13, pl. 1: fig. 1

Published in: Lemoine, [M.] (1920). Botanische Ergebnisse der schwedischen Expedition nach Patagonien und dem Feuerlande 1907-1909. VII. Les Mélobésiées. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 61(4): 1-17, 1 plate.
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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 Spongites discoideus (Foslie) D.Penrose & Woelkerling

Type information
Type locality: Atalaya Island, Queen Adelaide Archipelago, Chile (Woelkerling 1998: 303). Holotype: C. Skottsberg; 25.v.1908; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 303).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum atalayense Me.Lemoine)
South America: Argentina (Pujals 1963), Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctic Peninsula (Papenfuss 1964).

Source of current name
Mendoza, M.L. & Cabioch, J. (1986). Le genre Hydrolithon (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) sur les côtes subantarctiques et antarctiques d'Argentine et de quelques regions voisines. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 27: 163-191.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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.

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