Lithophyllum crassum ( ) , nom. illeg. 1897
Lithophyllum crassum (Philippi) Heydrich 1897: 411, nom. illeg.
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Melobesiae. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 15(7): 403-420, pl. XVIII .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie
Lithothamnium crassum Philippi
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea near Sicily (Silva & al. 1996: 247). Lectotype: L 943, 10...34 (Woelkerling 1983: 173).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Lithophyllum crassum Rosanoff, 1866. - (17 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Basso, D., Fravega, P. & Vanucci, G. (1996). Fossil and living corallinaceans related to the Mediterranean endemic species Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie. Facies 35: 275-292, pls 63-67.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 September 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.