Lithophyllum pustulatum var. australe 1905
Lithophyllum pustulatum var. australe Foslie 1905: 117 (as 'australis' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Remarks on northern lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(3): 1-138.
Publication date: between 25.viii.1905 and 30.iv.1906
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Nägeli
Lectotype locality: Orotava, Tenerife, Islas Canarias (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 159). Lectotype: Houegger; 1890; no habitat data on type. TRH A17-1174 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 159). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Woelkerling (1988: 35).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having pustules (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996) this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Titanoderma pustulatum but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonmy
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum pustulatum var. australe Foslie)
Africa: South Africa (Silva & al. 1996).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
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.
Created: 09 October 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 11 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 16 October 2021.