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Lithothamnion scutelloides Heydrich

Publication details
Lithothamnion scutelloides Heydrich 1900: 563

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1900). Les Lithothamniées de l'Expédition Antarctique. Bulletin de la Classes des Sciences de l'Académie royale de Belgique 1900: 560-566.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gulf of St. Jean, Staten Island, Tierra del Fuego Archipelago, Argentina (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 473). Holotype: Racovitza; 8.i.1898; no habitat data on type fragments at TRH. BR Racovitza collection 186 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 473). Notes: Holotype fragments at TRH C18-3366 (Woelkering et al. 2005: 474).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

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.

Created: 28 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.

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