Lithophyllum moluccense f. torquescens (Foslie) Foslie 1904

Publication Details
Lithophyllum moluccense f. torquescens (Foslie) Foslie 1904: 69

Published in: Foslie, M. (1904). Lithothamnioneae, Melobesieae, Mastophoreae. In: The Corallinaceae of the Siboga-Expedition. Siboga-Expeditie Monographie. (Weber-van Bosse, A. & Foslie, M. Eds) Vol. 61, pp. 10-77. Leiden:

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 Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich.

Lithophyllum torquescens Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: probably Mauritius; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 49) Lectotype: TRH; A4-219 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 49) Notes: "Agassiz; Mauritius?; [box marked ‘Locality unknown (Mauritius?)’]; [no habitat data]; [no date]; slide 508; comm. by Farlow number XXXV; pfa: Foslie 1904b, pl. 12, fig. 11, and Printz 1929, pl. 55, fig. 17" (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 49).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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