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Lithophyllum gracile Foslie 1907

Publication details
Lithophyllum gracile Foslie 1907: 28

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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Publication date: between 30.ix.1907 and 27.i.1908

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: St. Vincent, Cap Verd. øer [= Cape Verde Is.] (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 191). Holotype: Vanhöffen, Gauss Expedition [= German South Polar Expedition 1901-1903]; ix.1901; TRH A23-1398 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 191).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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