Lithothamnion battersii Foslie 1896: 1, pl. 1: figs 1-5
Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). New or critical Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1895(2): 1-10, 15 figs, 1 plate.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion glaciale Kjellman
Named for Edward Arthur Lionel Batters (1860-1907), British phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cumbrae, Scotland (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 430). Holotype: E.A.L.Batters; viii. 1891; collection depth: 7 fathoms; viii. 1891. TRH C10-3098 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 429). Notes: "Flagged as the type of L. battersii but listed under L. granii in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 78, who mistakenly place the collection locality in the 'Republic of Ireland' and list the collector as ‘Batlers’]..." (Woelkering et al. 2005: 430).
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.
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: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 November 2018 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.