Lithophyllum verrucosum ( ) 1901
Lithophyllum verrucosum (Foslie) Foslie 1901: 21
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites fruticulosus Kützing
Goniolithon verrucosum Foslie
Lectotype locality: Cape Jaffa, South Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 101). Lectotype: A. Engelhart; 1899; TRH A3-154 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 42). Notes: Designated by Adey & Lebednik (1967: 18).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Basso, D. & Rodondi, G. (2006). A Mediterranean population of Spongites fruticulosus (Rhodophyta, Corallinales), the type species of Spongites, and the taxonomic status of S. stalactitica and S. racemosa. Phycologia 45: 403-416.
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.