Lithophyllum cristatum f. ramosissimum 1902
Titanoderma ramosissimum (Heydrich) Bressan & Cabioch Corsica, Mediterranean; M. Verlaque legit; specimen in TSB.
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Lithophyllum cristatum f. ramosissimum Heydrich 1902: 473 (as 'ramosissima' )
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1902). Quelques nouvelles Mélobésiées due Muséum d'histoire naturelles de Paris. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 8: 473-476.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum woelkerlingii Alongi, Cormaci & G.Furnari
Type locality: [Algeria] (Woelkerling 1998: 308). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; PC missing; see comments in publication (Woelkerling 1998: 308). Notes: Also TRH, unnumbered, includes slide 847; designated by Printz, 1929: pl. 56, legend to fig. 15.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
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