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Lithothamnion incisum (Foslie) Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithothamniaceae
Tribe Lithothamnieae
Genus Lithothamnion

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Lithothamnion incisum (Foslie) Foslie
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Lithothamnion incisum (Foslie) Foslie
Rottnest Island, Western Australia; growing on Metamastophora flabellata. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Dictyota mediterranea (Schiffner) G.Furnari

Mesophyllum incisum (Foslie) W.H.Adey Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Lithothamnion incisum (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 12

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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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 Mesophyllum incisum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Basionym
Lithothamnion patena f. incisa Foslie

Type information
Type locality: near Wellington, Island Bay, North Island, New Zealand (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 342). Lectotype: W.A. Setchell No. 6354; June 1904; uppermost sublittoral zone, on Corallina and Amphiroa. TRH B17-2551 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 342). Notes: Designated by Woelkerling & Harvey (1992: 382). Not "Bay of Islands" as in some publications.

Synonym(s)
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General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
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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