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Lithothamnion crenulatum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion crenulatum (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 5

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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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 Mesophyllum schmitzii (Hariot) Mendoza

Basionym
Lithothamnion magellanicum f. crenulata Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Scotia Bay, South Orkney Islands (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 228). Holotype: Anon.; vii.1903; 9-10 fathoms, ‘paa [= on] Lithoph. decipiens’. TRH B1-1620 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 228).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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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 23 September 2018.

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