Lithophyllum munitum & M. 1906
Lithophyllum munitum Foslie & M.Howe 1906: 132, pls 86, 88, 89
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Harveylithon munitum (Foslie & M.Howe) A.Rösler, Perfectti, V.Peña & J.C.Braga
Type locality: Cave Cays, Exuma Chain, Bahamas (Woelkerling 1998: 319). Holotype: M.A. Howe; 19.ii.1905; NY Howe no. 4023 (Woelkerling 1998: 319). Notes: Isotypes PC, Howe no. 4023, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); TRH, Howe 4023, includes three slides also numbered 4023; BM, algal box collection 925. Penrose in Womersely (1996: 264) gives the following data: lectotype in TRH (no. 4023); designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 20; illustrated by Penrose (1990: fig. 37A-E).
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.
Source of current name
Rösler, A., Perfectti, F., Peña, V. & Braga, J.C. (2016). Phylogenetic relationships of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): taxonomic implications for reef-building corallines. Journal of Phycology 52(3): 412-431.
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Hydrolithon (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 55. In: The Marine benthic flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 255-266. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 24 May 2001 by G.M. Guiry
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