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Lithothamnion mediocre (Foslie) Foslie

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 mediocre (Foslie) Foslie
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Lithothamnion mediocre (Foslie) Foslie
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Lithothamnion mediocre (Foslie) Foslie
Dixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Epiphytic on Phyllospadix scouleri. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).


Hypoglossum pygmaeum G.Martens

Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Lithothamnion mediocre (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 26

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 Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocris Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA (Silva 1979: 319). Holotype: C.L. Anderson; x.1876; no habitat data on type. TRH C18-3337 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 469).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
INA has Lithothamnion mediocre (Foslie) Foslie & Nichols, 1908:3, but Woelkering et al. (2005: 469) have Lithothamnion mediocre (Foslie) Foslie, 1907b: 26). - (21 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Foslie, M. (1908). Algologiske notiser V. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(7): 1-20.

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.

Created: 15 February 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 21 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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