Lithophyllum decipiens f. caribaeum Foslie 1906

Publication Details
Lithophyllum decipiens f. caribaeum Foslie 1906: 18 (as 'caribaea')

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.

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Publication date: between 1.xii.1906 and 26.xii.1906

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 Neogoniolithon caribaeum (Foslie) Adey.

Type Information
Type locality: "in portu" [in the harbour, St. Thomas Harbor, Virgin Islands]; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 25) Lectotype: TRH; A1-8 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 25)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 September 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 31 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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