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Lithothamnion calcareum var. compressum (M'Calla ex Harvey) Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Lithothamnion calcareum var. compressum (M'Calla ex Harvey) Me.Lemoine 1913: 127

Published in: Lemoine, M. (1913). Mélobésiées de l'ouest de l'Irlande (Clew Bay). Nouvelle Archives du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Paris Sér. 5 5: 121-145.

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 Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine

Basionym
Melobesia compressa M'Calla ex Harvey

Type information
Type locality: probably Roundstone Bay, Ireland. Notes: Type seeminly not designated, but type material of McCalla may be in TCD or DBN (Stafleu & Cowan 1981: 212; Woelkering et al. 2005: 395). Harvey's coralline algae may have not survived.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2018.

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