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Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Hapalidiales
Family Mesophyllumaceae
Genus Mesophyllum

Pictures

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Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Rowley Shoals, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
with a characteristic smooth surface and blunt protuberances. Conceptacles can be seen at the tips of the protuberances; Rowley Shoals, Western Australia. 12 Oct 2018. J.M.Huisman. © J.M.Huisman.

Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lizard Island, Queensland. 18 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lizard Island, Queensland. 18 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lizard Island, vertical reef wall overhang, 10m; Queensland. 18 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lizard Island, Queensland. 18 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lithothamnion proliferum Cakaulevu Reef Plants. 08 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au) and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

 

Navicula tenelloides Hustedt

Lithothamnion proliferum Foslie with a characteristic smooth surface and blunt protuberances. Conceptacles can be seen at the tips of the protuberances; Rowley Shoals, Western Australia
© J.M.Huisman

Publication details
Mesophyllum proliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 25

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion proliferum Foslie

Basionym
Lithothamnion proliferum Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Lumu-Lumu shoal (Pulau Lumulumu), Borneo Bank, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 254). Lectotype: L 943.7-40 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 335). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Verheij & Woelkerling (1992: 282).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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.

Created: 25 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 April 2014 by Paul Gabrielson

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.

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