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Lithothamnion varians Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion varians Foslie 1895: 109, pl. 18: figs 1-5

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion varians f. verrucosum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion varians f. irregularis Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion glaciale f. verrucosum (Foslie) Foslie 1900
Lithothamnion glaciale f. subfastigiatum Foslie 1905

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ballasted, Lofoten, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 367). Lectotype: M. Foslie; 21.ix.1881; TRH unnumbered, includes slide 134; designated by Woelkerling, 1993: 235 (Woelkerling 1998: 367). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Foslie no. 17, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion coalescens); BM, algal box collection 422

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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.

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