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Lithophyllum imitans Foslie 1909

Publication details
Lithophyllum imitans Foslie 1909: 13

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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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: Pacific Beach, San Diego Co., Calif. (Dawson 1960: 41). Type: E. Synder; no date; TRH A3-144 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 40). Notes: An isotype fragment is in Herb. U.C (397500)

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

Taxonomic notes
Gabrielsen, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004: 92) consider this a "...poorly delineated species..." requiring further study.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum imitans Foslie)
North America: California (Stewart 1991, Miller 2012), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Dawson 1960, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Pacific) (Mateo-Cid & al. 2020).

Central America: El Salvador (Fernández-García & al. 2011).

South America: Peru (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964, Ramírez & Santelices 1991, Ávila-Peltroche & Padilla-Vallejos 2020), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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.

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