Lithothamnion fruticulosum f. crassiusculum
Lithothamnion fruticulosum f. crassiusculum Foslie 1903: 464, pl. XXIV : 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion minervae Basso
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small and shrubby.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Included in synonymy with Lithothamnion minervae Basso by Athanasiadis (2012: 218) with a question mark. - (5 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion fruticulosum f. crassiusculum Foslie)
Europe: Italy (Giaccone 1969).
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.