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Lithophyllum acrocamptum Heydrich 1902

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
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).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum incrustans f. incrassatum Foslie 1900
Lithothamnion incrassatum (Foslie) Jadin 1935

General environment
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).

Middle East: Red Sea (Einav & al. 2021), Saudi Arabia (Papenfuss 1968).

South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996).

Australia and New Zealand: Great Barrier Reef (Rösler et al. 2016).

Key references
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.

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