Archaeolithothamnion crispatum ( )
Lithothamnion crispatum Hauck Mediterranean
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Archaeolithothamnion crispatum (Hauck) Foslie 1898: 3
Published in: Foslie, M. (1899). Some new or critical lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(6): 1-19.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 August 2019.