Lithophyllum flavescens Keats 1997

Publication Details
Lithophyllum flavescens Keats 1997: 357, figs 23-39

Published in: Keats, D.W. (1997). Lithophyllum insipidum Adey, Townsend et Boykins and L. flavescens sp. nov.: two flat lithophylloid coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) abundant in shallow reef environments in Fiji. Phycologia 36: 351-365, 39 figs, 1 table.

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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: Nukulau I., Suva Lagoon, Fiji; (South & Skelton 2003: 725) Holotype: UWC; 94/ 1267 (South & Skelton 2003: 725) Notes: In L as HLB 996.297 868 (South & Skelton, 2003).

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), yellowing; becoming yellow.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 April 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 March 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 March 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 September 2023

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