Lithophyllum irregulare (Foslie) P.Huvé ex Steentoft, nom. illeg. 1967

Publication Details
Lithophyllum irregulare (Foslie) P.Huvé ex Steentoft, nom. illeg. 1967: 128

Published in: Steentoft, M. (1967). A revision of the marine algae of Sao Tomé and Principe (Gulf of Guinea). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 60: 99-146, 2 pls.

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Publication date: 1967

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

Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.

Lithothamnion irregulare Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: [São Tomé and Príncipe]; St. Thomé [= São Tomé Island]; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 456) Holotype: A.F. Möller; vi.1885; no habitat data on type; TRH; C16-3264 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 456)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 October 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 October 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 November 2022

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