Lithothamnion irregulare Foslie 1907: 6 (as 'Lithothamnion (?) irregulare' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser III. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(8): 1-34.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum irregulare (Foslie) P.Huvé ex Steentoft
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illustrated by Foslie (1929, pl. 12: fig. 22). - (21 Oct 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: [São Tomé and Príncipe]; St. Thomé [= São Tomé Island] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 456). Holotype: A.F. Möller; vi.1885; no habitat data on type. TRH C16-3264 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 456).
Source of current name
Steentoft, M. (1967). A revision of the marine algae of Sao Tomé and Principe (Gulf of Guinea). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 60: 99-146, 2 pls.
Foslie, M. & Printz, H. (1929). Contributions to a monograph of the Lithothamnia. After the author's death collected and edited by Henrik Printz. pp. 1-60, pls I-LXXV. Trondhjem [Trondheim]: Aktietrykkeriet.
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: 30 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2018.