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Lithophyllum expansum f. foliaceum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum expansum f. foliaceum (Foslie) Foslie 1898: 10 (as 'foliacea' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Basionym
Lithothamnion expansum f. foliaceum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Menorca, Baleares [= Balearic Islands] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 203).TRH A25-1470 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 203). Notes: Type: not designated but based on specimens that Hauck (1883: pl. 4, fig. 2) called Lithophyllum expansum ß agariciforme (Woelkerling 1993: 96; Woelkerling 1998: 344; Woelkering et al. 2005: 203).

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion expansum f. foliaceum Foslie 1897

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 November 2018.

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