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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum (Esper) Foslie, 1900 
AphiaID: 145161

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlantae (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiliphyta (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhodophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurhodophytina (Subdivision) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorideophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallinophycidae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallinales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallinaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophylloideae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum Philippi, 1837
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tortuosa Esper, 1797
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrodelia incrustans f. tortuosa (Esper) Heydrich, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniolithon tortuosum (Esper) Foslie, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum cristatum Meneghini
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum f. cristata (Meneghini) Me.Lemoine
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelobesia cristata (Meneghini) Ardissone, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tortuosa Esper, 1797 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTenarea tortuosa (Esper) M.Lemoine, 1910 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTenarea undulosa Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1832
Sources  basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum f. crassa (Lloyd) Me.Lemoine
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum f. decumbens Foslie
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum subsp. ercegovicii Lovric, 1971

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum f. cristata (Meneghini) Me.Lemoine accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum (Esper) Foslie, 1900
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:75153 [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145161
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Lithophyllum tortuosum (Esper) Foslie, 1900. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145161 on 2016-12-05
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