Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie 1898

Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie

Current name: Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie
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Publication Details
Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie 1898: 10

Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.

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Publication date: 24.xii.1898

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.

Spongites dentatus Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: Neapel [Gulf of Naples] ; (Woelkerling 1985: 129) Holotype: L; 943.7-69 (Woelkerling 1985: 125)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 20 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 July 2024

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