Lithophyllum sierra-blancae M.Howe 1934

Publication Details
Lithophyllum sierra-blancae M.Howe 1934: 514

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: Indian Creek (Santa Ynez quadrangle) about 6.44 km (4 miles) south of Big Pine Mountain, Santa Barbara County, California, USA (Stanford University locality 930); (Woelkerling 1998: 326) Holotype: M.F. Keenan; September 1930; Leland Stanford junior University paleontological type collection; No. 5638, includes slide 1158 (Woelkerling 1998: 326) Notes: Isotype: PC, General Herbarium box collection (fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). Howe (1934: 511, footnote 20) lists the locations of additional isotypes.

Described as a fossil.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 September 2014

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 September 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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