Lithothamnion pulchrum Weber &
Lithothamnion pulchrum Weber Bosse & Foslie 1901: 3
Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). Three new Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1901(1): 1-5.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum pulchrum (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Me.Lemoine
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, fair, pretty.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sailus Besar, Celebes, [Paternoster Islands], Indonesia (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 403). Lectotype: [Weber-van Bosse]. Siboga Expedition, station 4315, collection 470; 17.-18.ii.1900; no habitat data on type. TRH C2-2926 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 403).
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: 23 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 November 2018.