Lithophyllum cuneatum Keats 1995

Publication Details
Lithophyllum cuneatum Keats 1995: 151, figs 1-23

Published in: Keats, D.W. (1995). Lithophyllum cuneatum sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta), a new species of non-geniculate coralline alga semi-endophytic in Hydrolithon onkodes and Neogoniolithon sp. from Fiji, South Pacific. Phycological Research 43(3): 151-160, 23 figs, 3 tables.

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
Type locality: Makuluva I., Suva Barrier Reef, Fiji; (South & Skelton 2003: 725) Holotype: Keats; 19 June 1994; on Hydrolithon onkodes, 6 m depth; L; UWC94/1135 (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Keats' collection number 94/1135; L 0535514 (barcode) (Woelkerling et al., 2013: 390).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 September 2013

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 September 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 10 August 2022

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