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Lithophyllum geometricum Me.Lemoine 1929

Publication details
Lithophyllum geometricum Me.Lemoine 1929: 17, fig. 17; pl. 1: fig. 4

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1929). Marine algae from the Canary Islands especially from Teneriffe and Gran Canaria II. Rhodophyceae. Part II. Cryptonemiales, Gigartinales and Rhodynemiales. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 8(1): 1-97.
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Publication date: post-31.V.1929

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.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Orotava [Puerto de la Cruz], Tenerife, Gran Canaria (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 165). Type: C (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 165).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Titanoderma geometricum (Me.Lemoine) J.H.Price, D.M.John & G.W.Lawson
Goniolithon geometricum (M.Lemoine) Setchell & Mason 1943

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dermatolithon geometricum (Me.Lemoine) E.Y.Dawson

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Dermatolithon geometricum (Me.Lemoine) E.Y.Dawson)
Middle East: Israel (Papenfuss 1968), Saudi Arabia (Papenfuss 1968).

(as Lithophyllum geometricum Me.Lemoine)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (John & al. 2004), Cape Verde Islands (John & al. 2004, Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005, Gabriel & Fredericq 2019).

Middle East: Red Sea (Einav & al. 2021).

Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

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