Lithophyllum capitulatum Heydrich 1900: 560
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1900). Les Lithothamniées de l'Expédition Antarctique. Bulletin de la Classes des Sciences de l'Académie royale de Belgique 1900: 560-566.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudolithophyllum discoideum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Terre de Feu [= Tierra del Fuego Island], Beagle Channel, Lapataia (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 72). Holotype: Racovitza; BR Racovitza collection 77 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 71). Notes: "Not seen [- type in BR]." Woelkering et al. (2005: 72)
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
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., 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: 28 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 November 2019.