Lithothamnion compactum f. typicum , nom. inval.
Lithothamnion compactum f. typicum Foslie 1905: 88, nom. inval.
Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Remarks on northern lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(3): 1-138.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum compactum (Kjellman) Foslie
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: nominal forma requires autonymic epithet. "24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)" [Melbourne Code]. - (27 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
Created: 27 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 October 2017 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 17 November 2018.