Lithophyllum irvineanum Woelkerling & S.J.Campbell 1992

Publication Details
Lithophyllum irvineanum Woelkerling & S.J.Campbell 1992: 56-61, figs 33-35

Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.

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Publication date: "Issued 25 June 1992"

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Holotype locality: "The Midden", Three Mile Rocks, Beachport, South Australia; (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 56) Holotype: S.J. Campbell & D. Penrose; 26 February 1988; 3-6 m deep on snail shells; LTB; 15676 (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 56) Notes: The type collection consists of plants growing on the snail Turbo undulatum Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 60).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Found on snails, mussel shells, holdfasts of the brown alga Ecklonia radiata and on the red alga Osmundaria at depth of 1-11 m (Womersly 1996: 223).

Created: 23 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 April 2009

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