Lithothamnion giganteum L.R.
Lithothamnion giganteum L.R.Mason 1943: 93
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Mason, L.R. (1943). New or little known crustaceous corallines from Pacific North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 29: 92-97.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Lithophyllum frondosum (Dufour) Furnari, Cormaci & Alongi
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Off La Jolla, San Diego County, Califonia. (Setchell & Mason 1943: 93). Holotype: N.L. Gardner; June 1905; UC 736368 (Dawson 1960: 16).
Asia: Korea (Lee & Kang 2001).
Created: 30 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 October 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 January 2020.