Lithophyllum depressum Villas-Boas, Figueiredo & Riosmena-Rodriguez 2009

Publication Details
Lithophyllum depressum Villas-Boas, Figueiredo & Riosmena-Rodriguez 2009: 245, figs 13- 21

Published in: Villas-Boas, A.B., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W. & de O. Figueiredo, M.A. (2009). Rhodolith-forming species of Lithophyllum (Corallinales; Rhodophyta) from Espírito Santo State, Brazil, including the description of L. depressum sp. nov.. Phycologia 48(4): 237-248, 21 figs, 2 tables.

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Publication date: July 2009

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: Southern coast of Espírito Santo State, Brazil (40º38'46.1"W, 20º53'69.3"S); (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245) Holotype: A.B. Villas-Boas; 6 April 2005; RB; 454263 (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245) Notes: Isotype: RB 454266.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), depressed.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 April 2010 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 May 2018

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 May 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 August 2022

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