Lithophyllum imitans 1909
Lithophyllum imitans Foslie 1909: 13
Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Gabrielsen, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004: 92) consider this a "...poorly delineated species..." requiring further study.
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).
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], -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.
Created: 02 May 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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.