Mesophyllum proliferum ( ) W.H.Adey 1970
Lithothamnion proliferum Foslie Lizard Island, vertical reef wall overhang, 10m; Queensland
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion proliferum Foslie
Lithothamnion proliferum Foslie
Lectotype locality: Lumu-Lumu shoal (Pulau Lumulumu), Borneo Bank, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 254). Lectotype: L 943.7-40 (Woelkerling & 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).
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.
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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2020.