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Lithothamnion lichenoides f. epiphyticum Foslie, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Lithothamnion lichenoides f. epiphyticum Foslie 1897: 4, nom. illeg. (as 'epiphytica' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1897). On some Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1897(1): 1-20.
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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 Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: superfluous name for Lithothamnion agariciforme f. decussata Foslie (Woelkering et al. 2005: 360). - (19 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Anglesey [North Wales, Britain] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 359). Lectotype: Phillips; iii.1895; no habitat data on type. TRH B19-2664 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 359).

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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.

Created: 19 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 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 15 November 2018.

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