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Lithothamnion dickei Foslie, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Lithothamnion dickei Foslie 1900: 7, nom. illeg.

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 Mesophyllum imbricatum (Dickie) W.H.Adey

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

Nomenclatural notes
Lithothamnion dickei Foslie is a superfluous, and hence illegitimate, name for L. imbricatum Dickie (Silva et al., 1987: 37).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 23 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.

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