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Boreolithon vanheurckii (Heydrich) A.S.Harvey & Woelkerling

Publication details
Boreolithon vanheurckii (Heydrich) A.S.Harvey & Woelkerling 1995: 374, figs 42, 46-50 (as 'van-heurckii' )

Published in: Harvey, A.S. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1995). An account of Austrolithon intumescens gen. et. sp. nov. and Boreolithon van-heurckii (Heydrich) gen. et. comb. nov. (Austrolithoideae subfam. nov., Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 34: 362-382.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Boreolithon.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithothamnion vanheurckii Heydrich

Type information
Lectotype locality: "Jersey 1903 et 1904, Ste-Brelade, EP. sur Aglaosphenia attaché à un Halidrys. H. Y. H." [St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands; Aglaosphenia is a genus of hydroids of the family Aglaopheniidae] (Harvey & Woelkerling 1995: 374). Lectotype: H. Van Heurck; February 1903; AWH unnumbered (Harvey & Woelkerling 1995 Notes: Lectotype designated by Chamberlain & Irvine (1994: 199). Isolectotypes: TRH and PC.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion vanheurckii Heydrich 1905
Epilithon vanheurckii (Heydrich) Heydrich 1905
Melobesia vanheurckii (Heydrich) De Toni 1924

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

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