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Lithothamnion depressum P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Publication details
Lithothamnion depressum P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867: 151, pl. 20: fig. 133 p.p

Published in: Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1867). Florule du Finistère contenant les descriptions de 360 espèces nouvelles de sporogames, de nombreuses observations et une synonymic des plantes cellulaires et vasculaires qui croissent spontanément dans ce département, accompagnées de trente-deux planches où est représentée l'organographie, faite sur l'état vif, des fruits et des tissus de 198 genres d'algues avec la plante grandeur naturelle ou réduite plus une planche supplémentaire où sont figures 24 champignons nouveaux. pp. [i]-x, [1]-262, frontisp., pi. 1-31, + 1 suppl. pl., coloured liths. by H. Crouan. Paris & Brest: Friedrich Klincksieck & J.B. et A. Lefournier.
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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 bathyporum Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), depressed.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Rade de Brest, France (Woelkerling 1998: 340). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; CO unnumbered; designated by Chamberlain & Irvine, 1994: 79 (Woelkerling 1998: 340). Notes: Isolectotype: Heydrich no. 67a, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet).

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Source of current name
Ballantine, D.L., Athanasiadis, A. & Ruiz, H. (2011). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico. X. Additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 54(3): 293-302.

Key references
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Lithophylloideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles...Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 58-112. London: HMSO.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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