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Lithothamnion fornicatum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion fornicatum Foslie 1891: 38, pl. 1 (lower), 2

Published in: Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion dehiscens f. typica Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion dehiscens f. grandifrons Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion fornicatum f. robustum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion dehiscens Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion fornicatum f. sphaericum Foslie 1900
Lithothamnion fornicatum f. grandifrons (Foslie) Foslie 1900
Lithothamnion fornicatum f. obcrateriforme Foslie 1905
Lithothamnion fornicatum f. tuberculatum Foslie 1905

Taxonomic notes
"Incertae sedis" (Athanasiadis 2016). - (6 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mestervik, Malangen, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 345). Lectotype: collector not indicated; 20.ix.1890; TRH B21-2712, includes slides 150 and 151; designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik, 1967: 71 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 313, 365, 366). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Foslie no. 3, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion coalescens); PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

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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.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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Verified by: 06 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Suneson, S. (1944). Lithothamnion fornicatum Fosl. ny för Sverige. Botaniska Notiser 14: 256-269.

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