Lithothamnion mirabile ( )
Lithothamnion mirabile (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 4
Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff
Archaeolithothamnion mirabile Foslie
Type locality: Corner Inlet, Victoria, Australia (Woelkerling 1998: 286). Holotype: J. Gabriel; Jan.-Feb. 1897; 7-9 fathoms. TRH B2-1721, includes slides 63, 64, 515 and four unnumbered slides (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 242). Notes: Isotypes: PC, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). BM, algal box collection 719.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Corner Inlet, Victoria (Womersley 1996: 183). Holotype: Gabriel; 1 February 1897; 14-18 m deep. TRH unnumbered (Womersley 1996: 183).
Source of current name
Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1995). An account of southern Australian species of Lithothamnion (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 8: 549-583, 12 figs, 2 tables.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
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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 10 December 2018.