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Pseudolithophyllum tasmanicum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970

Publication details
Pseudolithophyllum tasmanicum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 14

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

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pseudolithophyllum is Pseudolithophyllum fuegianum (Heydrich) M.L.Mendoza & Cabioch.

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

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum mediocre f. tasmanicum (Foslie) Foslie 1907
Lithophyllum zostericola f. tasmanicum Foslie 1907
Lithophyllum tasmanicum (Foslie) Foslie 1908
Melobesia tasmanica (Foslie) De Toni 1924

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.

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.

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