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Lithothamnion calcareum f. subsimplex (Batters) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion calcareum f. subsimplex (Batters) Foslie 1900: 13

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
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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 Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine

Basionym
Lithothamnion corallioides f. subsimplex Batters

Type information
Type locality: Cumbrae, Scotland (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 399). Lectotype: E.A.L.Batters; viii.1891; dredged at 7 fathoms. BM (Woelkerling 1993: 214).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Key references
Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Seaweeds of the British Isles, 1 (2B). Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. pp. vii + 276. London: HMSO.

Rebelo, A.C., Rasser, M.W., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Neto, A.I. & Avila, S.P. (2014). Rhodolith forming coralline algae in the Upper Miocene of Santa Maria Island (Azores, NE Atlantic): a critical evaluation. Phytotaxa 190(1): 370-382, 4 fig., 1 table.

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.

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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