Lithophyllum moluccense f. pygmaeum ( )
Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich Palau Islands, West Pacific
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Lithophyllum moluccense f. pygmaeum (Heydrich) Foslie 1901: 24 (as 'pygmaea' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). Bieten die Heydrich'schen Melobesien-Arbeiten eine sichere Grundlage?. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1901(2): 1-28.
Publication date: 3.xii.1901
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich
Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich
Type locality: Tami Islands, Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 250). Lectotype: Bamler; date not determined; PC (apparently missing); designated by Verheij, 1993: 43 (see also Verheij, 1994: 103) (Woelkerling 1998: 361).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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: 16 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.