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Lithophyllum dentatum f. macallanum Foslie

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

Eponomy
Named for William M'Calla (c. 1814-1849), Irish collector from Roundstone, Co. Galway.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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Key references
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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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.

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