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

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

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

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

 

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Lithothamnion valens Foslie
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Publication details
Lithothamnion valens Foslie 1909: 3

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Habitat notes
At depths of 51 to 79 m; in maerl; seems to prefer sandy and gravelly bottoms with little mud, in presence of bottom currents (Basso 1995). - (29 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: [Locality not indicated possibly the Adriatic to judge from markings on a box enclosing the type "Lithoth. crassum Phil. Adria"; see Woelkering et al. (2005: 406)] (Woelkerling 1998: 366). Holotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; TRH C2-2945, includes slides 1731-1733 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 406). Notes: Holotype fragments: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

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

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.

Bressan, G. & Babbini, L. (2003). Biodiversità marina delle coste Italiane: Corallinales del Mar Mediterraneo: guida all deteminazione. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(Suppl. 2): 1-237.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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.

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