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Lithophyllum decipiens f. subantarcticum Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum decipiens f. subantarcticum Foslie 1906: 18 (as 'subantarctica' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
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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 Lithophyllum subantarcticum (Foslie) Foslie

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Dusén; [Argentina]; [Tierra del Fuego Archipelago], Ildlandet [= Tierra del Fuego Island], mundingen af [= the mouth of] Rio Grande; [no habitat data] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 37). Holotype: ii.1876; TRH A2-113 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 37).

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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: 31 July 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 18 September 2018.

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