Lithothamnion ectocarpon Foslie 1907: 11
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum ectocarpon (Foslie) W.H.Adey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape Blanco, Cape Verte [= Cape Verde], [Sénégal] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 468). Lectotype: Weber-van Bosse; 29.xii.1895; no habitat data on type. TRH C18-3335 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 468).
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.
(as Lithothamnion ectocarpon Foslie)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980).
Source of current name
Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.
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.
Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 22 February 2019.