Lithophyllum cuneatum 1995
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Tahitian fossil material examined by Woelkerling et al. (2013:391). - (30 Sep 2013) - Wendy Guiry
Semi endophytic in Hydrolithon onkodes (Woelkerling et al. 2013). - (30 Sep 2013) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum cuneatum Keats)
Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Harvey, Woelkerling & Millar 2009 ).
South, G.R. & Skelton, P.A. (2003). Catalogue of the marine benthic macroalgae of the Fiji Islands, South Pacific. Australian Systematic Botany 16: 699-758.
Woelkerling, W.J., Iryu, Y. & Bassi, D. (2013). Fossil semi-endophytic species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Tahiti, including L. kenjikonishii sp. nov., and their taphonomic signatures. Phycologia 52(5): 387-397.
Created: 30 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 September 2013 by G.M. Guiry
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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.
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G.M. 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 28 October 2021.