Microthoe lapidescens (Ellis & ) 1855
Microthoe lapidescens (Ellis & Solander) Harvey 1855: 553
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: not specified (Silva & al. 1996: 110).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Microthoe lapidescens (Ellis & Solander) Harvey)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Created: 19 April 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 May 2021.