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Lithophyllum insipidum W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins 1982

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 insipidum W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins
Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Lithophyllum insipidum W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins
Coral Bay, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Publication details
Lithophyllum insipidum W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins 1982: 44, figs 23, 29

Published in: Adey, W.H., Townsend, R.A. & Boykins, W.T. (1982). The crustose coralline algae (Rhodophyta: Corallinaceae) of the Hawaiian Islands. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences 15: [1]-iv, [1]-74, 47 figs.
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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: Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii (South & Skelton 2003: 725). Holotype: USNC 71-50-17 (South & Skelton 2003: 725).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Keats, D.W. (1997). Lithophyllum insipidum Adey, Townsend et Boykins and L. flavescens sp. nov.: two flat lithophylloid coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) abundant in shallow reef environments in Fiji. Phycologia 36: 351-365, 39 figs, 1 table.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

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Keats, D.W. (1997). Lithophyllum insipidum Adey, Townsend et Boykins and L. flavescens sp. nov.: two flat lithophylloid coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) abundant in shallow reef environments in Fiji. Phycologia 36: 351-365, 39 figs, 1 table.

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