152,938 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,947 images, 59,153 bibliographic items, 408,271 distributional records.

Lithothamnion fasciculatum (Lamarck) Areschoug

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithothamniaceae
Tribe Lithothamnieae
Genus Lithothamnion

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Lithothamnion fasciculatum (Lamarck) Areschoug
Streamstown Bay, Co. Galway, Ireland; shallow subtidal. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Lithophyllum fasciculatum (Lamarck) Foslie Streamstown Bay, Co. Galway, Ireland; shallow subtidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Lithothamnion fasciculatum (Lamarck) Areschoug 1852: 522

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
 Download PDF

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 fasciculatum (Lamarck) Foslie

Basionym
Millepora fasciculata Lamarck

Type information
Type locality: Unknown, probably Mediterranean (Woelkerling 1998: 268). Neolectotype: PC the smaller of two plants (Basso, Rodondi & Mari 2004: 222). Notes: According to Basso et al. (2004: 222), the original collection of Millepora fasciculata in PC is heterogeneous, and therefore a previous lectotypification proposed by Woelkerling (in Woelkerling & Lamy, 1998: 268) must be superseded. The smaller of the two plants, which belongs to an undescribed species of Clathromorphum, is selected as the new lectotype. The larger plant in the collection belongs to a species of Lithothamnion. The new lectotype has been illustrated by Woelkerling (in Woelkerling & Lamy 1998: 267, fig. 113 A, specimen on right; fig. 114 A) and its anatomy is also shown in Basso et al. 2004: Figs 13-17.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered, growing in bundles (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Woelkerling et al. (1998: 269), Millepora fasciculata Lamarck, the basionym of L. fasciculatum, is referable to the genus Lithothamnion.

see note for Millipora fasciculate. - (13 May 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Lamarck's nullipores. In: Non-geniculate Coralline Red Algae and the Paris Muséum: Systematics and Scientific History. (Woelkerling, W.J. & Lamy, D. Eds), pp. 101-404. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum/A.D.A.C.

Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 677 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=19330

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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 25 September 2018.

SITE © 1996 - 2018 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio