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Lithothamnion calcareum f. attenuatum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion calcareum f. attenuatum Foslie 1897: 9 (as 'attenuata' )

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 Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Concarneau, Finistère, Bretagne, France (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 392). Lectotype: Unknown collector; no date indicated; no habitat data on type. TRH C1-2861 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 392).

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

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