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Lithophyllum discoideum f. aequabile Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum discoideum f. aequabile Foslie 1905: 17 (as 'aequabilis' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Den botaniske samling [The botanical collection]. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Aarsbertning 1904: 15-18.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum obtectulum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), discoid.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Scotia Bay, New Orkney Island [South Orkney Islands] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 71). Holotype: Unknown; vii.1903; collection depth 9-10 fathoms. TRH A9-437 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 71).

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Source of current name
Wiencke, C. & Clayton, M.N. (2002). Antarctic Seaweeds. Synopses of the Antarctic benthos. Volume 9 (Editor: J.W. Wägele). pp. [2] 1-239. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag KG.

Key references
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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Verified by: 07 August 2015 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 20 September 2018.

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