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Lithothamnion gracilescens Foslie, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Lithothamnion gracilescens Foslie 1895: 87, pl. 15: figs 20-27, nom. illeg.

Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion ungeri Kjellman

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Lithothamnion gracilescens Foslie is a superfluous substitute name for Lithothamnion ungeri Kjellman (1883) (= Lithothamnion byssoides sensu Unger). The status of Foslie's material is uncertain (Athanasiadis 2016: 228). - (2 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Rotvold [now Rotvoll], Trondheimsfjord, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 347). Lectotype: M. Foslie; 6.vi.1894; TRH C6-3037, includes slides 97-99; designated by Woelkerling, 1993: 109 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 419). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Foslie no. 7, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion gracilescens); BM, algal box collection 695.

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

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.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2018.

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