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Lithophyllum tasmanicum (Foslie) Foslie 1908

Publication details
Lithophyllum tasmanicum (Foslie) Foslie 1908: 16

Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Algologiske notiser V. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(7): 1-20.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudolithophyllum tasmanicum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Basionym
Lithophyllum zostericola f. tasmanicum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown Heads, Tasmania, Australia (Woelkerling 1998: 329). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; TRH A2-129 (Woelkerling 1998: 329). Notes: Also TRH, unnumbered, includes slides 697 and 1339; designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik, 1967: 17. Woelkerling & Campbell (1992: 100) note: Foslie (1907a) based this entity on specimens from Georgetown Heads, Tasmania and Cape Jaffa, South Australia; the designated lectotype is epiphytic on a small brown algal fragment and contains several coralline plants; the fragments examined belong to Pneophyllum; its status as a distinct species is being assessed (Penrose, personal communication). "Most of the lectotype is in PC." (Woelkering et al. 2005: 38).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1970(1): 1-46, 13 figs.

Key references
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.

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.

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