Lithophyllum proboscideum ( ) 1900
Lithophyllum proboscideum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 18
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
Publication date: between 1.i.1900 and 25.vi.1900
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithothamnion proboscideum Foslie
Type locality: Monterey, California, USA (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 192). Holotype: W.A.Setchell 1084A; THR A23-1402 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 192).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a proboscis.
Lithothamnion proboscideum Foslie 1897
Gabrielsen, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004: 92) consider this a "...poorly delineated species..." requiring further study.
This is a marine species.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. 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
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2020.