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Lithothamnion magellanicum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion magellanicum Foslie 1895: 8, fig. 8

Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). New or critical Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1895(2): 1-10, 15 figs, 1 plate.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Synarthrophyton magellanicum (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tierra del Fuego (Woelkerling 1998: 353). Holotype: Hariot; 1883; no habitat data on type. PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 352-353). Notes: Also TRH (marked Strait of Magellan) B2-1705, Hariot no. 6, includes slides 198, 416 and one unnumbered slide. Holotype is split between PC and TRH material (Woelkering et al. 2005: 241).

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Source of current name
Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1997). The non-geniculate coralline algae Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) comb. nov., and S. magellanicum (Foslie) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta) in South Africa including a comparison with relevant types. European Journal of Phycology 32: 55-79.

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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