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Lithothamnion pallescens Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion pallescens Foslie 1895: 4, pl. 1: figs 11-13

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 Lithophyllum pallescens (Foslie) Foslie

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: [Mexico]; Kalifornia-Golfen [= Gulf of California], [La Paz Bay], [Espiritu Santo Island, Baja California Sur, Mexico] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 175). Holotype: collector not indicated but almost certainly L. Diguet; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A20-1296; Hariot no. 5, includes slide 4 (missing) (Woelkerling 1998: 357). Notes: Isotype: PC (missing).

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Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.

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.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.

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