Lithophyllum acrocamptum 1902
Lithophyllum acrocamptum Heydrich 1902: 474
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1902). Quelques nouvelles Mélobésiées due Muséum d'histoire naturelles de Paris. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 8: 473-476.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Fort-Dauphin (Taolanaro), Madagascar (Silva & al. 1996: 246). Holotype: Ferlus; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym), includes one unnumbered slide (Woelkerling 1998: 299). Notes: Holotype fragments: TRH (see Woelkerling, 1993: 16).
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum acrocamptum Heydrich)
Africa: Kenya (Silva & al. 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Madagascar (Silva & al. 1996, Vieira & al. 2021), Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996, Maneveldt, Chamberlain & Keats 2008).
South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996).
Australia and New Zealand: Great Barrier Reef (Rösler et al. 2016).
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
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: 01 January 1998 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 19 October 2021.