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Lithothamnion philippii Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithothamniaceae
Tribe Lithothamnieae
Genus Lithothamnion

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Lithothamnion philippii Foslie
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Lithothamnion philippii Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Lithothamnion philippii Foslie
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Lithothamnion philippii Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Lithothamnion philippii Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Lithothamnion philippii Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Lithothamnion philippii Foslie
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

 

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Lithothamnion philippii Foslie
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Publication details
Lithothamnion philippii Foslie 1897: 7

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 philippii (Foslie) Adey

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Woelkerling et al. (1998: 139) both status and position of this taxon are uncertain. See also Athanasiadis (2016: 232, footnote 10).

Habitat notes
Collected at depths of 45 to 79 m (Basso 1995). - (29 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Banyuls-sur-Mer, Pyrénées Orientales, Mediterranean France (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 325). Lectotype: Chalon; viii.1905; no habitat data on type. TRH B16-2487 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 325).

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2014). The genera Melyvonnea gen. nov. and Mesophyllum s.s. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) particularly from the central Atlantic Ocean. Nordic Journal of Botany 35: 385-436.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (1999). Mesophyllum macedonis, nov. sp. (Rhodophyta, Corallinales), a putative Tethyan relic in the north Aegean Sea. European Journal of Phycology 34: 239-252, 23 figs, 1 table.

Basso, D. (1995). Living calcareous algae by a paleontological approach: the genus Lithothamnion Heydrich nom. cons. from the soft bottoms of the Tyrrhenian Sea (Mediterranean). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 101: 349-366.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1993). Type collections of Corallinales (Rhodophyta) in the Foslie Herbarium (TRH). Gunneria 67: 1-289, 8 tables.

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: 18 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cabioch, J. & Mendoza, M.L. (1998). Mesophyllum alternans (Foslie) comb. nov. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a mediterraneo-atlantic species, and new considerations on the Lithothamnion philippii Foslie complex. Phycologia 37: 208-221, 31 figs, 2 tables.

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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 18 November 2018.

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