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Lithophyllum marlothii f. subplicatum Foslie

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 Spongites impar (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

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.

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, Basson & Moe 1996: 271). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Foslie (1909: 14)

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. (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.

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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 17 November 2019.

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