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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.

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.

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Verified by: 14 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 19 April 2019.

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