Lithothamnion hamelii Me.
Lithothamnion hamelii Me.Lemoine 1931: 9
Published in: Lemoine, M. (1931). Les algues mélobésiées de la région de Saint-Servan. Bulletin du Laboratoire maritime du Muséum d'histoire naturelle à Saint-Servan 7: 1-20.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine
Named for Gontran Georges Henri Hamel (1883-1944), french botanist and phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: La Rance, Pte de Cancaval, Saint Servan, France (Woelkerling 1998: 347). Lectotype: R. Lami; 1930; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 347). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); 3 collections. Paratypes: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); 4 collections.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Peña, V., Pardo, C., López, L., Carro, B., Hernandez-Kantun, J., Adey, W.H., Bárbara, I., Barreiro, R. & Le Gall, L. (2015). Phymatolithon lusitanicum sp. nov. (Hapalidiales, Rhodophyta): the third most abundant maerl-forming species in the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 429-459.
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.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2019.