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Lithothamnion colliculosum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion colliculosum Foslie 1891: 43, pl. 3: fig. 1

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 glaciale Kjellman

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion glaciale var. colliculosum (Foslie) Rosenvinge 1917
Lithothamnion glaciale f. colliculosum (Foslie) Rosenvinge ex Suneson 1943

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion colliculosum f. densum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion colliculosum f. laxum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion colliculosum f. pusillum Foslie 1905
Lithothamnion colliculosum f. typica Foslie 1905
Lithothamnion glaciale f. pusillum Foslie 1996

Taxonomic notes
"Incertae sedis" (Athanasiadis 2016). - (6 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Skørpen, Kvaenangen, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 335). Lectotype: M. Foslie; 8.ix.1890; TRH B11-2311, includes slides 137 and 138; designated by Woelkerling, 1993: 53 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 307). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Foslie no. 16, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion colliculosum); BM, algal box collection 421.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Melobesioideae Bizzozero. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta Part 2B Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 159-234. London: HMSO.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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.

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.

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