Lithophyllum crouaniorum Foslie 1899

Lithophyllum crouaniorum Foslie

Lithophyllum crouaniorum FoslieBlack Rock near Whitechurch on Millisle to Ballywalter Road, Co. Down, Ireland. Grid ref. J6370. Coll O. Morton 27th June 1985, conf. Y.M. Chamberlain (Ulster Museum F5321d); on rock, overgrowing other crustose coralline algaeBernard Picton (

Publication Details
Lithophyllum crouaniorum Foslie 1899: 17 (as 'crouanii')

Published in: Foslie, M. (1899). Some new or critical lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(6): 1-19.

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Publication date: 5.i.1899

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
Lectotype locality: Berwick-upon Tweed, Northumberland, England; (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 61) Lectotype: E.A.L. Batters; March 1896; on Laminaria; TRH; A2-74 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 32) Notes: Chamberlain and Irvine (1994) recommend consulting Adey & Lebednik (1967: 67); Adey, (1970: 5); Chamberlain et al. (1988: 178) for further information on the lectotype of this species.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 June 2022

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