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Lithophyllum lithophylloides f. brachiatum Heydrich

Publication details
Lithophyllum lithophylloides f. brachiatum Heydrich 1901: 531 (as 'brachiata' )

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1901). Die Lithothamnien des Museum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 529-545, pl XI.

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 Lithophyllum brachiatum (Heydrich) Me.Lemoine

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bahia de La Paz, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Woelkerling 1998: 316). Holotype: L. Diguet; 1894; PC No. 14, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 316). Notes: Holotype fragments: TRH, no. 14, includes slide 668; UC 790561

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
Lemoine, Mme P. [M.] (1929). Les Corallinacées de l'Archipel des Galapagos et du Golfe de Panama. Archives du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle [Paris], Sixième Série 4: 37-88, 35 figs, IV pls.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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.

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