Lithophyllum moluccense f. torquescens ( ) 1904
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:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich
Lithophyllum torquescens Foslie
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.
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: 25 October 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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.