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Lithothamnion lamellatum Setchell & Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion lamellatum Setchell & Foslie in Foslie 1903: 4

Published in: Foslie, M. (1903). Two new Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1903(2): 1-4.
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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 Mesophyllum lamellatum (Setchell & Foslie) W.H.Adey

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cypress Point, Monterey County, California. (Dawson 1960: 19). Lectotype: Setchell & Gibbs (Setchell #3075); 9 January 1899; Attached to a species of Gelidiaceae and a species of Leptophytum. TRH B17-2554 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 343). Notes: Lectotype designated by Athanasiadis et al. (2004). Paratypes in UC (266384, 737622) and TRH (unnumbered). Athanasiadis et al. (2004) note that the type material was collected in the littoral zone, growing on geniculate coralline fronds (and stones according to Foslie's protologue and annotations in TRH).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A., Lebednik, P. & Adey, W.H. (2004). The genus Mesophyllum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the northern Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 43: 126-165.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Athanasiadis, A. (2007). Revision of Dawson's collections referred to Lithothamnion lamellatum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Nova Hedwigia 85: 195-242.

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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 10 December 2018.

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