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Lithothamnion battersii Foslie

Publication details
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.
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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

Eponomy
Named for Edward Arthur Lionel Batters (1860-1907), British phycologist.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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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., 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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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.

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