Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich 1897
Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) HeydrichNingaloo Reef, Western Australia.John Huisman (email@example.com)
Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich 1897: 412
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich
Type locality: Tami Islands, Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea; (Silva & al. 1996: 250) Lectotype: Bamler; date not determined; PC; (apparently missing); designated by Verheij, 1993: 43 (see also Verheij, 1994: 103) (Woelkerling 1998: 361)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 01 September 2013
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 September 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022