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Lithothamnion fosliei Heydrich

Publication details
Lithothamnion fosliei Heydrich 1897: 58, fig. 1; pl. III: figs 9-11

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Corallinaceae, insbesondere Melobesieae. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 15: 34-70, 3 figs, pl. III.
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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 Neogoniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Setchell & L.R.Mason

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: El Tor, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 110). Lectotype: Heydrich No. 59; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A14-742 (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 110).

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Key references
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Neogoniolithon Setchell & Mason 1943: 90. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 280-283. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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.

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