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Lithophyllum antarcticum (Hooker f. & Harvey) Rosanoff 1866

Publication details
Lithophyllum antarcticum (Hooker f. & Harvey) Rosanoff 1866: 85

Published in: Rosanoff, S. (1866). Recherches anatomiques sur les Mélobésiées (Hapalidium, Melobesia, Lithophyllum et Lithothamnion). Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 12: 5-112, pls I-VII.

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 Carlskottsbergia antarctica (Hooker f. & Harvey) Athanasiadis

Basionym
Melobesia verrucata var. antarctica Hooker f. & Harvey

Type information
Syntype localities: "Hab. Var. ß. Herrnite Island, Cape Horn ; the Falkland Islands, and Kerguelen's Land; encrusting shells, and the sterns of Algae, particularly of Ballia Brunonis." (Harvey & Hooker 1847: 482). Lectotype: J.D. Hooker; BM unnumbered (Wilks & Woelkerling 1995: 560). Notes: Lectotype locality: Hermite Island (Cape Horn). Designated by May & Woelkerling (1988: 68).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum antarcticum (Hooker f. & Harvey) Rosanoff)
Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctic Peninsula (Mystikou & al. 2014).

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2018 '2019'). Carlskottsbergia antarctica (Hooker fil. & Harv.) gen. & comb. nov., with a re-assessment of Synarthrophyton (Mesophyllaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Nova Hedwigia 108: 291-320, 60 figs.

Created: 27 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 October 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2021.

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