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Lithophyllum veleroae E.Y.Dawson 1944

Publication details
Lithophyllum veleroae E.Y.Dawson 1944: 270, 408, 409, 410, 411, pl. 55: fig. 5, pl. 56: figs 1-4

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: La Paz, Baja California (Dawson 1960: 52). Type: Dawson 592-40, 2/14/40; At a depth of 12-26m., Canal de San Lorenzo, near La Paz.. Herb. A. Hancock Foundation (Dawson 1960: 52). Notes: Dawson (1944: 270) gives the following data for the type: D. 592, dredged in 12-26 meters, San Lorenzo Channel, Espiritu Santo Island, Feb. 14, 1940, Herb. AHF no. 23. Isotype: PC, Dawson 592, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 328).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum veleroae E.Y.Dawson)
North America: Gulf of California (Dawson 1944), Mexico (Dawson 1960).

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.

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