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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Synarthrophyton magellanicum (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
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: 17 August 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 16 October 2018.