Lithothamnion australe Foslie in Weber-van Bosse & Foslie 1904: 24
Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. & Foslie, M. (1904). The Corallinaceae of the Siboga-Expedition Siboga Expeditie Monographie LXI. pp. 1-77, 32 figs, XVI pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).
Taylor (1945) cites this species as Lithothamnium australe.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: La Paz, Baja California, Mexico. (Dawson 1960: 11). Type: [Leon Diguet (Dawson 1960: 11)]; no date; probably on sublittoral banks. TRH C17-3298, Hariot no. 1, includes slides 86 and 87; designated by Adey et al. 1982: 57 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 462). Notes: Isolectotype: PC (missing).
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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