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Lithophyllum whidbeyense Foslie 1906

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum whidbeyense Foslie
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Rhodochorton elegans K.M.Drew

Pseudolithophyllum whidbeyense (Foslie) Steneck & R.T. Paine Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Lithophyllum whidbeyense Foslie 1906: 21

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Den botaniske samling [The botanical collection]. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Aarsberetning 1905: 17-24.

Publication date: 1.v.1906 and 30.xi.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 Pseudolithophyllum whidbeyense (Foslie) Steneck & R.T. Paine

Type information
Type locality: Whidbey Island, Washington, U.S.A, (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 59). Lectotype: Setchell & N.L.Gardner Algae of Puget Sound, number 655; 1901; none given. TRH A6-315 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 59). Notes: Lectotype fide L.R. Mason, 1953: 341; Collector : N.L. Gardener 655 (INA). Lectotype: TRH, Gardner 655 (UC, 739464) on Acmaea mitra shell (lectotype chosen by Mason 1953); shallow subtidal (Steneck & Paine, 1986).

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

General environment
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.

Key references
Mason, L.R. (1953). The crustaceous coralline algae of the Pacific coast of the United States, Canada and Alaska. University of California Publications in Botany 26: 313-389, Plates 27-46.

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.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 February 2019 by G.M. Guiry

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