Lithophyllum intermedium 1906
Lithophyllum intermedium Foslie 1906: 23
Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
Publication date: between 1.xii.1906 and 26.xii.1906
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: Florida [USA], Jamaica, Barbados, St. Jan (Foslie 1906: 23). Lectotype: TRH A6-275 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 55). Notes: Lectotype is from St Jan [U.S. Virgin Islands]. Woelkerling et al. (2015: 55) give lectotype details as follows: "Børgesen; Vestindien [as used by Børgesen = Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands]; St. Jan, Cruxbay [= Cruz Bay]; ‘i fjæren [= in the tidal zone]’; 24.iii.1906 [but see Note]; slides 1218-1219, 1256; Børgesen collection number 2196; pfa: Printz 1929, pl. 57, figs 7-8; [Note: Lectotype of Lithophyllum intermedium Foslie. Additional data — Woelkerling 1993: 129. Box marked ‘(med [= with] Gon. not. & L. decip. f. caribaea)’. Slides 1218 & 1219 dated ‘24.iii.1906’ but slide 1256 dated ‘6.iii.1906’]; TRH A6-275."
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Richards, J.L., Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Freshwater, D.W. (2018). A re-evaluation of subtidal Lithophyllum species (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from North Carolina, USA, and the proposal of L. searlesii sp. nov.. Phycologia 57(3): 318-330.
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.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
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