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Lithophyllum nitorum W.H.Adey & P.J.Adey 1973

Publication details
Lithophyllum nitorum W.H.Adey & P.J.Adey 1973: 386, fig. 53 (map)

Published in: Adey, W.H. & Adey, P.J. (1973). Studies of the biosystematics and ecology of the epilithic crustose Corallinaceae of the British Isles. British Phycological Journal 8: 343-407.
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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
Holotype locality: Port Erin Harbour, Isle of Man, UK (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 81). Holotype: Adey & Adey; 3-9 m. USNC 70-10B, 10-30 (Adey & Adey 1973: 387).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pseudolithophyllum nitorum (W.H.Adey & P.J.Adey) M.L.Mendoza & Cabioch 1984

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum nitorum W.H.Adey & P.J.Adey)
Europe: Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Britain (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie & al. 2015), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017, Peña & al. 2018), Ireland (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994, Irvine & Chamberlain 1994, Guiry 2012), Spain (Lugilde & al. 2016, Peña & al. 2018, Peña & al. 2018).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Peña, V., Hernandez-Kantun, J.J., Adey, W.H. & Le Gall, L. (2018). Assessment of coralline species diversity in the European coasts supported by sequencing of type material: the case study of Lithphyllum nitorum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 39(1): 123-137.

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