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Lithothamnion bisporum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion bisporum Foslie 1906: 18 (p. 2 in independently paginated offprint)

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Den botaniske samling [The botanical collection]. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Aarsberetning 1905: 17-24.

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 Leptophytum bisporum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Orotava [Puerto de la Cruz], Tenerife, Canary Islands (Woelkerling 1998: 331). Holotype: C. Sauvageau; Dec. 1904 - Feb. 1905; PC unnumbered, Sauvageau Herbarium (box collection) (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 237). Notes: Also holotype fragments at TRH B2-1680 (includes slides 1058 and 1059) (Woelkering et al. 2005: 237).

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Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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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