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Lithophyllum samoënse Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum samoënse Foslie 1906: 20

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
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Publication date: between 1.xii.1906 and 26.xii.1906

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 Harveylithon samoënse (Foslie) A.Rösler, Perfectti, V.Peña & J.C.Braga

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Satana, Savai'i Island, Western Samoa (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 126). Lectotype: Reichinger; July 1905; TRH A2-111, includes slides 1099 (missing), 1100 and 1101; designated by Woelkerling, 1993, 193 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 36). Notes: Paratype: PC unnumbered, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion decipiens). See Woelkerling (1998: 324). This type locality was first recorded by Adey & Lebednik (1967: 17)

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Source of current name
Rösler, A., Perfectti, F., Peña, V. & Braga, J.C. (2016). Phylogenetic relationships of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): taxonomic implications for reef-building corallines. Journal of Phycology 52(3): 412-431.

Key references
Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Three species of Hydrolithon (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae): Hydrolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose and Woelkerling, Hydrolithon superficiale sp. nov., and H. samoënse (Foslie) comb. nov. from South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 60: 8-21, 54 figs.

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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