Lithothamnion fornicatum f. grandifrons ( )
Lithothamnion fornicatum f. grandifrons (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 12
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion fornicatum Foslie
Type locality: Herø [now Herøy, Nordland county], Norway (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 371). Lectotype: No collector data; 9.vii.1894; no habitat data on type. TRH B23-2745 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 371).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Woelkering et al. (2005: 371) write: "... originally described as Lithothamnion dehiscens f. grandifrons (Foslie 1895a: 73). Later Foslie (1900i: 12) considered the species L. dehiscens to be conspecific with L. fornicatum, and he transferred (Foslie 1900i: 12) f. grandifrons into L. fornicatum but needlessly changed the name to f. tuberculata (see Woelkerling 1993: 110, 227)." - (19 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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: 19 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.