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Lithophyllum megalocystum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1917

Publication details
Lithophyllum megalocystum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1917: 130-131

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 megalocystum (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Goniolithon megalocystum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: [anchorage off] Kawio and Kamboling Islands, [Karkaralong group] Indonesia (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 78). Type: [Weber-van Bosse]; 22-23.vii.1899; no habitat data on type. L 991.239.234, Siboga Expedition Collection No. 965 (Yoshida 1998: 604). Notes: Holotype is listed as TRH A10-488 in Woelkering et al. (2005: 78), who also add, "Locality information incorrectly given in protologue, Adey & Lebednik 1967: 25 and in above references to holotype. Corrected locality information taken from Weber 1902. Collection date not given in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 25]"

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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.

Created: 12 September 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 30 August 2014 by Paul Gabrielson

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 August 2020.

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