Lithophyllum crispatum ( )
Lithothamnion crispatum Hauck Mediterranean
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Lithophyllum crispatum (Hauck) Hauck 1883: 270
Published in: Hauck, F. (1883). Die Meeresalgen Deutschlands und Österreichs. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 113-320. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion crispatum Hauck
Lithothamnion crispatum Hauck
Type locality: Rovigno, Adriatic Sea (Woelkerling 1998: 338). Lectotype: L 943.7-75 (Woelkerling & Verheij 1995: 44). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion crispatum; TRH, two unnumbered collections one of which includes slide 56 (both collections filed in TRH drawer B-16). Collected by F. Hauck (Wilks & Woelkerling 1995: 560). Basso et al. (2011: 145) note that this was originally described from material collected in the northern Adriatic Sea at 25 m depth (Hauck 1878) and that there are illustrations of the type material in Cabioch & Mendoza 1998: 218, figs 28-29.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), crisped, curled, or closely (finely) waved.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Basso, D., Rodondi, G. & Bressan, G. (2011). A re-description of Lithothamnion crispatum and the status of Lithothamnion superpositum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phycologia 50(2): 144-155.
Created: 21 July 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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2018.