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Lithothamnion laevigatum 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 laevigatum Foslie
Near the sill at the Dorn, Ardkeen, Co. Down. Rock pool of the low littoral, low Fucus serratus zone. J5956. Ulster Museum: F4053a. Coll. O.Morton, conf. Y.M.Chamberlain. 13 Oct 1983. Bernard Picton. © Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk).

 

Phymatolithon laevigatum (Foslie) Foslie Near the sill at the Dorn, Ardkeen, Co. Down. Rock pool of the low littoral, low Fucus serratus zone. J5956. Ulster Museum: F4053a. Coll. O.Morton, conf. Y.M.Chamberlain
© Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk)

Publication details
Lithothamnion laevigatum Foslie 1895: 167

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon laevigatum (Foslie) Foslie

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smooth and polished (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Helgoland, Germany (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994: 215). Lectotype: P. Kuckuck; date not indicated; no habitat data on type. TRH C25-3749; designated by Adey in Adey & lebednik, 1967: 91 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 519). Notes: Paratypes: PC, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 132, filed under Phymatolithon); PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

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Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.

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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