Lithothamnion calcareum var. squarrulosum ( ) Me.
Lithothamnion calcareum var. squarrulosum (Foslie) 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.
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
Lithothamnion squarrulosum Foslie
Type locality: Cumbrae, Scotland (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 392). Lectotype: E.A.L.Batters; viii.1891; no habitat data on type. TRH C1-2918 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 392). Notes: Also lectotype of Lithothamnion corallioides f. australis Foslie, 1895.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 November 2018.