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Lithothamnion yendoi (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1965

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithothamniaceae
Tribe Lithothamnieae
Genus Lithothamnion


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Lithothamnion yendoi (Foslie) Me.Lemoine
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal with Garden Limpet and Gelidium micropteron. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal with Garden Limpet and Gelidium micropteron
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Lithothamnion yendoi (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1965: 10

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

Goniolithon yendoi Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 272). Lectotype: K. Yendo No. 66; April 1899; TRH A1-53 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 30). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Foslie (1904a: expl. pl. XI). Chamberlain (1993: 102) cites Shimodo Harbour, Izul, Japan as the type locality.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Created: 28 March 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 October 2014 by Paul Gabrielson

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 August 2020.

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