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Lithothamnion irregulare Foslie

Publication details
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.
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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 Lithophyllum irregulare (Foslie) P.Huvé ex Steentoft

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illustrated by Foslie (1929, pl. 12: fig. 22). - (21 Oct 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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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.

Key references
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.

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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.

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