Lithophyllum irvineanum & S.J.Campbell 1992
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.
Publication date: "Issued 25 June 1992"
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
Named for Linda Irvine (neé Newton), British phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum irvineanum Woelkerling & S.J.Campbell)
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992, Womersley 1996), Western Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992, Womersley 1996).
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. -392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 23 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2009 by G.M. 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 16 October 2021.