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Lithothamnion hamelii Me.Lemoine

Publication details
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.

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 Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine

Eponomy
Named for Gontran Georges Henri Hamel (1883-1944), french botanist and phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion hamelii Me.Lemoine)
Europe: France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017).

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.

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.

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