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Lithothamnion steneckii Mariath & Figueiredo

Publication details
Lithothamnion steneckii Mariath & Figueiredo in Mariath, Riosmena-Rodriguez & Figueiredo 2012: 251, fig. 2 a-e

Published in: Mariath, R., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R. & Figueiredo, M. (2012). Lithothamnion steneckii sp. nov. and Pneophyllum conicum: new coralline red algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) for coral reefs of Brazil. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27: 249-258.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Eponomy
"The name of this species is to honor Dr. Robert Stenecks work on coralline red algae and his particular interest in Brazilian coral reefs."

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "The Municipal Marine Park of the Recife de Fora, situated in the municipal district of Porto Seguro, Bahia. Feb 27, 2007 (RB 475146, Feb 27, 2007), Rodrigo Mariath and Marcia Figueiredo collectors." (Mariath, Riosmena-Rodriguez & Figueiredo 2012: 251). Notes: Isotype specimens. Recife de Fora, Bahia, Feb 27, 2007 (RB 475147, RB 475148, RB 517938, RB 517939), Rodrigo Mariath and Marcia Figueiredo collectors.

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Mariath, R., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R. & Figueiredo, M. (2012). Lithothamnion steneckii sp. nov. and Pneophyllum conicum: new coralline red algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) for coral reefs of Brazil. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27: 249-258.

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