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Lithothamnion fruticulosum f. crassiusculum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion fruticulosum f. crassiusculum Foslie 1903: 464, pl. XXIV [24]: fig. 2 (as 'crassiuscula' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1903). The lithothamnia of the Maldives and Lacadives. In: The fauna and geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes. Vol. 1. (Gardiner, J.S. Eds), pp. 460-471. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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 minervae Basso

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small and shrubby.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Included in synonymy with Lithothamnion minervae Basso by Athanasiadis (2012: 218) with a question mark. - (5 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Neotype locality: Brionische Inseln [= Brioni Islands], Adriaterhavet [= Adriatic Sea], Croatia (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 276). Neotype: Kuckuck; 11.vi.1895; 16-25 m. TRH B6-2067 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 276).

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Key references
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

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: 24 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 26 September 2018.

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