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Lithophyllum esperi (Me.Lemoine) South & Tittley 1986

Publication details
Lithophyllum esperi (Me.Lemoine) South & Tittley 1986: 43

Published in: South, G.R. & Tittley, I. (1986). A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. pp. 76. London and St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada: British Museum (Natural History) and Huntsman Marine Laboratory.

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.

Pseudolithophyllum esperi Me.Lemoine

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Ortavo [=Puerto de la Cruz], Tenerife, Islas Canarias (Lemoine 1929: 63). Type: Børgesen; PC

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pseudolithophyllum esperi Me.Lemoine 1929

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum esperi (Me.Lemoine) South & Tittley)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Parente), Canary Islands (John & al. 2004, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Cape Verde Islands (John & al. 2004, Gabriel & Fredericq 2019).

Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

Key references
Zinova, A.D. (1962). Species generis Rhodoglossum J. Ag. ad oras Sovjeticas Oceani Pacifici. Botanicheskiye materialy otdela sporovykh rasteniy Botanicheskogo Instituta imeni V. L. Komarova Akademii Nauk SSSR 15: 70-74.

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