Lithophyllum congestum (Foslie) Foslie 1900

Publication Details
Lithophyllum congestum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 20

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.

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Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum kaiseri (Heydrich) Heydrich.

Basionym
Goniolithon congestum Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: St Barthélemy, West Indies; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 188) Holotype: Goes; 1867; TRH; A23-1381, includes slides 435 and 436 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 188) Notes: Isotype: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). St. Barthélemy is part of the Lesser Antilles, one of the three island groups comprising the West Indies, along with the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), congested.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2018

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2022

 
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