Lithophyllum rupestre Foslie 1907: 26
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser III. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(8): 1-34.
Publication date: between 21 vi.1907 and 29.vi.1907
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Harveylithon rupestre (Foslie) A.Rösler, Perfectti, V.Peña & J.C.Braga
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Ocean Beach, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 100). Holotype: C.J. Gabriel; April 1905; TRH A3-149 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 41). Notes: Type pictured by Printz (1929, pl. LIV, fig. 1 as Lithophyllum) and Penrose (1990, fig. 54A-D).
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.
Source of current name
Rösler, A., Perfectti, F., Peña, V. & Braga, J.C. (2016). Phylogenetic relationships of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): taxonomic implications for reef-building corallines. Journal of Phycology 52(3): 412-431.
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Hydrolithon (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 55. In: The Marine benthic flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 255-266. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (1993). An account of southern Australian species of Mesophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 6: 571-637, 31 figs, 5 tables.
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: 15 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.