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Lithothamnion investiens Foslie, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Lithothamnion investiens Foslie 1895: 129, pl. 22: figs 2-5, 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 Phymatolithon investiens Foslie

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

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: "... a superfluous and thus illegitimate name for Lithophyllum zonatum (Foslie 1890: 10) (details provided by Woelkerling 1993: 130, 239)." (Woelkering et al. 2005: 522). - (21 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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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 18 November 2018.

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