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Lithothamnion kerguelenum (Dickie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion kerguelenum (Dickie) Foslie 1898: 10

Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Melobesia kerguelena Dickie

Type information
Type locality: Kerguelen (Woelkerling 1998: 373). Holotype: A.E. Eaton; December 1874 - February 1875; no habitat data on type. BM algal box collection 1102 (Woelkerling 1998: 373). Notes: Holotype fragments: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed under non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); TRH, unnumbered, includes slide 361.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia kerguelena Dickie 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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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