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Lithophyllum pseudolichenoides Heydrich

Publication details
Lithophyllum pseudolichenoides Heydrich 1902: 475

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1902). Quelques nouvelles Mélobésiées due Muséum d'histoire naturelles de Paris. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 8: 473-476.

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 Pneophyllum amplexifrons (Harvey) Y.M.Chamberlain & R.E.Norris

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: near Fort-Dauphin (Taolanaro), Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 266). Holotype: Ferlus; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym), includes one unnumbered slide and two paraffin blocks (Woelkerling 1998: 322-323). Notes: Holotype fragments: TRH, unnumbered, includes slides 852, 1335 and 1719.

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
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Norris, R.E. (1994). Pneophyllum amplexifrons (Harvey) comb. nov., a mastophoroid crustose coralline red algal epiphyte from Natal, South Africa. Phycologia 33: 8-18, 45 figs.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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.

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