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Lithothamnion vanheurckii Heydrich

Publication details
Lithothamnion vanheurckii Heydrich in Chalon 1905: 207, figs 1-5 (as 'Van Heurckii' )

Published in: Chalon, J. (1905). Liste des algues marines observées jusqu'à ce jour entre l'Embouchure de l'Escaut et la Corogne (incl. Iles Anglo-Normandes). pp. [1]-259. Anvers: Imprimerie J.-E. Buschmann, rempart de la Porte du Rhin.

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 Boreolithon vanheurckii (Heydrich) A.S.Harvey & Woelkerling

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: "Jersey 1903 et 1904, Ste-Brelade, EP. sur Aglaosphenia attaché à un Halidrys. H. Y. H." [St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands; Aglaosphenia is a genus of hydroids of the family Aglaopheniidae] (Harvey & Woelkerling 1995: 374). Lectotype: H. Van Heurck; February 1903; AWH unnumbered (Harvey & Woelkerling 1995 Notes: Lectotype designated by Chamberlain & Irvine (1994: 199). Isolectotypes: TRH and PC.

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Source of current name
Harvey, A.S. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1995). An account of Austrolithon intumescens gen. et. sp. nov. and Boreolithon van-heurckii (Heydrich) gen. et. comb. nov. (Austrolithoideae subfam. nov., Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 34: 362-382.

Key references
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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