Lithophyllum bermudense & M. 1906
Lithophyllum bermudense Foslie & M.Howe 1906: 132, pl. 81, fig. 3; pl. 85: fig. 3; pl. 92
Published in: Foslie, M. & Howe, M.A. (1906). New American coralline algae. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden 4: 128-136, pls 80-93.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck
Type locality: Spanish Point, Bermuda (Silva & al. 1996: 247). Holotype: M.A.Howe no. 199; 21 June 1900; encrusting a calcareous pebble and encrusting and enclosing a coquina pebble. NY (Woelkerling 1998: 304). Notes: On calcareous rock (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 18). Holotype also TRH A19-1245, Howe no. 199; includes one unnumbered slide. Holotype fragment: PC, Howe no. 199, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Womersley (1996: 233) cites this as a synonym of L. frondosum. - (7 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum bermudense Foslie & M.Howe)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960).
North America: Florida (Taylor 1960).
Caribbean Islands: Hispaniola (Betancourt & Herrera-Moreno, 2001).
Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), New South Wales (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992, Millar & Kraft 1993), South Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992), Tasmania (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992), Victoria (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992), Western Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992).
Source of current name
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. -392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 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 26 October 2021.