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Lithophyllum moluccense f. pygmaeum (Heydrich) Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum moluccense f. pygmaeum (Heydrich) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithophyllum moluccense f. pygmaeum (Heydrich) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithophyllum moluccense f. pygmaeum (Heydrich) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithophyllum moluccense f. pygmaeum (Heydrich) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithophyllum moluccense f. pygmaeum (Heydrich) Foslie
Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich Palau Islands, West Pacific
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Publication details
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.
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Publication date: 3.xii.1901

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 Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich

Basionym
Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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