Lithophyllum pustulatum f. ascripticium Foslie 1907
Lithophyllum pustulatum f. ascripticium Foslie 1907: 34 (as 'ascripticia')
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser III. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(8): 1-34.
Publication date: between 21 vi.1907 and 29.vi.1907
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli.
Type locality: [Monterey Bay], California, U.S.A.; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 158) Holotype: Gibbs no. 13; vii.1907; "paa [= on] Nitophyllum ruprechtianum"; TRH; A17-1169 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 158) Notes: According to Setchell & Mason (1943: 97) Santa Catalina Island is the type locality.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), having pustules (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 19 September 2001 by Sandy Lawson.
Last updated: 11 August 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023