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Lithothamnion melobesioides Foslie, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Lithothamnion melobesioides Foslie 1904: 234, nom. illeg.

Published in: Foslie, M. (1904). Algologiske notiser. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1904(2): 1-9.
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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 Lithothamnion monostromaticum Foslie

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

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change in epithet for Lithothamnion monostromaticum Foslie, 1903, q.v. - (14 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

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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Verified by: 14 August 2015 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 22 September 2018.

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