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Lithothamnion schmitzii (Hariot) Heydrich

Publication details
Lithothamnion schmitzii (Hariot) Heydrich 1901: 541 (as 'Schmitzi' )

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1901). Die Lithothamnien des Museum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 529-545, pl XI.

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 Mesophyllum schmitzii (Hariot) Mendoza

Basionym
Lithophyllum schmitzii Hariot

Type information
Type locality: Tierra del Fuego or Straits of Magellan (Woelkerling 1998: 326). Lectotype: M. Michaelsen; 1893; PC General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); designated by Keats & Chamberlain, 1997: 68 (Woelkerling 1998: 326). Notes: "Possible Isolectotype": TRH, C18-3361, includes slide 673 (Woelkering et al. 2005: 473).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lemoine, [M.] (1920). Botanische Ergebnisse der schwedischen Expedition nach Patagonien und dem Feuerlande 1907-1909. VII. Les Mélobésiées. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 61(4): 1-17, 1 plate.

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.

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