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Lithophyllum antillarum Foslie & M.Howe 1906

Publication details
Lithophyllum antillarum Foslie & M.Howe 1906: 579, fig. 2; pls 25, 26

Published in: Foslie, M. & Howe, M.A. (1906). Two new coralline algae from Culebra, Porto Rico. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 33: 577-580, 3 plates.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porolithon antillarum (Foslie & M.Howe) Foslie & M.Howe

Type information
Type locality: Culebra Island, Puerto Rico (Woelkerling 1998: 302). Holotype: M.A. Howe No. 4373; 7.iii.1906; on reef near low water mark. NY 945452 Notes: Isotypes: PC, Howe 4373, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); BM, algal box collection 899; NY (Woelkerling, 1993: 28); TRH A27-1565: Howe no. 4373, including slides 1085, 1086 and two unnumbered slides. At low-water mark on a coral reef at Flamingo Bay, Culebra Island, Puerto Rico (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antilles.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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
Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.

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.

Created: 28 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.

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