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Lithothamnion granuliferum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion granuliferum Foslie 1905: 2

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Den botaniske samling [The botanical collection]. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Aarsbertning 1904: 15-18.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Leptophytum granuliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Observatorieøen [= Observatory Island], [Tierra del Fuego Archipelago], [Argentina] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 468). Holotype: C. Skottsberg; 6.i.1902; 25 metres, [on] stones, gravel and shells. TRH C18-3336 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 468). Notes: See Woelkering et al. (2005: 468) for further comments on the type material and collection data.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Lithothamnion granuliferum Foslie)
South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2013).

Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctic Peninsula (Lamb & Zimmermann 1977, Hommersand et al. 2009), Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964, Wiencke & Clayton 2002), Îles Crozet (Crozet Islands) (Wiencke & Clayton 2002), South Shetland Islands (Gallardo, Pérez-Ruzafa, Flores-Moya & Conde 1999, Wiencke & Clayton 2002), Tierra del Fuego (Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

(as Leptophytum granuliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey)
South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Created: 22 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.

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