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Lithothamnion calcareum var. squarrulosum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

Publication details
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.

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
Lithothamnion squarrulosum Foslie

Type information
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).

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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