Lithothamnion soriferum Kjellman 1883: 117, pl. 1
Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1883). Norra Ishafvets algflora [Northern Arctic Ocean algalflora]. Vega-expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser 3: 1-431, pls 1-31.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion tophiforme (Esper) Unger
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sorus-bearing (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Incertae sedis" (Athanasiadis 2016). - (6 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Adey, W.H. (1970). The crustose corallines of the northwestern North Atlantic, including Lithothamnion lemoineae n. sp.. Journal of Phycology 6: 225-229.
Adey, W.H., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (2005). An SEM-based analysis of the morphology, anatomy and reproduction of Lithothamnion tophiforme (Esper) Unger (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), with a comparative study of associated North Atlantic Arctic/Subarctic Melobesioideae. Journal of Phycology 41: 1010-1024.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
Created: 24 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 April 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 09 December 2018.