Lithophyllum dentatum f. macallanum
Lithophyllum dentatum f. macallanum Foslie 1900: 32
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).
Named for William M'Calla (c. 1814-1849), Irish collector from Roundstone, Co. Galway.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Roundstone [Co. Galway, Ireland] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 199). Lectotype: W.M'Calla; no date; none given. TRH A24-1442 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 199). Notes: "Grouped with A24-1442, two M’Calla collections of L. dentatum (A24-1417, A24-1418), and two M’Calla collections of L. dentatum f. gyrosa (A24- 1439, A24-1440) under one entry in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 45, who mistakenly list ‘1899’ as the collection date rather than the communication date. Adey & Lebednik (1967: 45) also indicated that 7 Roundstone boxes of M’Calla material occurred, but only 6 have been found]." (Woelkering et al. 2005: 199).
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: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 85 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=155756
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 December 2018.