Lithophyllum chamaedoris Foslie & M.Howe 1906

Publication Details
Lithophyllum chamaedoris Foslie & M.Howe 1906: 134, pl. 90: fig. 1

Published in: Foslie, M. & Howe, M.A. (1906). New American coralline algae. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden 4: 128-136, pls 80-93.

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 Hydrolithon chamaedoris (Foslie & M.Howe) M.J.Wynne.

Type Information
Type locality: Exuma Chain, Cave Cays, Bahamas; (Foslie & Howe 1906: 134) Holotype: M.A.Howe no. 4017; NY; un-numbered (Woelkerling 1993: 50)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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