Lithothamnion calcareum f. flabelligerum ( ) Me.
Lithothamnion calcareum f. flabelligerum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1910: 18
Published in: Lemoine, M. (1910). Repartition et mode de vie du maërl (Lithothamnium calcareum) aux environs de Concarneau (Finistere). Annals de L'institut Oceanographique, Monaco 1(3): 1-28, 1 plate.
Type locality: Mouth of the Morlaix River, Finistere, France (Woelkerling 1998: 336). Lectotype: collector not indicated; August 1877; PC Foslie no. 12, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion coralloides f. flabelligera (Woelkerling 1998: 336).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Included in synonymy with Lithothamnion corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) P.Crouan & H.Crouan by Athanasiadis (2016: 214) while questioning the status of the basionym. Woelkerling (1993: 95) considered the basionym's status "uncertain." - (5 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.