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Lithophyllum retusum (Foslie) Foslie 1900

Publication details
Lithophyllum retusum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 18

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
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Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900

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 Pseudolithophyllum mildbraedii (Pilger) De Toni

Lithothamnion retusum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Bahia de Anna Chaves et Praia Lagarto [= Bay of Anna & Praia Lagarto], St Tomé [São Tomé and Príncipe] (Woelkerling 1998: 362). Holotype: Möller; July, 1855; TRH A22- 1378; Henriques no. 24, includes slides 848, 874, 875 and one unnumbered slide (Woelkerling 1998: 361). Notes: Isotype: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2003) cite Lithophyllum retusum Foslie as a synonym of Pseudolithophyllum mildbraedii (Pilger) De Toni. “We have followed Chamberlain (pers. comm.) who considers Lithophyllum retusum and L. mildbraedii to be conspecific based on an examination of their types.” (John et al., 2003).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.

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