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Lithophyllum marlothii f. subplicatum Foslie 1902

Publication details
Lithophyllum marlothii f. subplicatum Foslie 1902: 19 (as ''subplicata'' )

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 Chamberlainium impar (Foslie) Puckree-Padua, P.W.Gabrielson & Maneveldt

Type information
Type locality: Natal eller et sted mellem Natal og Kap det Gode Haab (Natal, or between Natal and the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa) (Silva & al. 1996: 271). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Foslie (1909: 14)

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

Nomenclatural notes
According to Index Nominum Algarum, Lithophyllum impar Foslie 1909: 13 is a new name (L. marlottii f. subplicatum Foslie 1902: 19). - (15 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

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.

Source of current name
Puckree-Padua, C.A., Haywood, A., Gabrielson, P.W. & Maneveldt, G.W. (2020). Reassignment of some South African species to Chamberlainium, with a comment about the recognition of families of Corallinales (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 59(6): 464-496.

Key references
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Pneophyllum coronatum (Rosanoff) D. Penrose comb. nov., P. keatsii sp. nov., Spongites discoideus (Foslie) D. Penrose et Woelkerling and S. impar (Foslie) Y. Chamberlain comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) from South Africa. Phycologia 33: 141-157, 63 figs, 1 table.

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: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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