Lithophyllum irvineanum & S.J.Campbell
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
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).
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. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.