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Lithothamnion norvegicum f. distans Foslie, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Lithothamnion norvegicum f. distans Foslie 1891: 7, nom. illeg.

Published in: Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.

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 Lithothamnion norvegicum (Areschoug) Kjellman

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Norway.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Athanasiadis (2016: 232, footnote 1[2]: "Foslie cited as a synonym the original illustrations of L. norvegicum Kjellman, and hence f. distans should be interpreted as the typical form (L. norvegicum f. norvegicum)." - (2 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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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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 15 November 2018.

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