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Lithothamnion patena f. incisa Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithothamniaceae
Tribe Lithothamnieae
Genus Lithothamnion

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Lithothamnion patena f. incisa Foslie
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Lithothamnion patena f. incisa Foslie
Rottnest Island, Western Australia; growing on Metamastophora flabellata. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Dictyota mediterranea (Schiffner) G.Furnari

Mesophyllum incisum (Foslie) W.H.Adey Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Lithothamnion patena f. incisa Foslie 1906: 6

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
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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 incisum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: near Wellington, Island Bay, North Island, New Zealand (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 342). Lectotype: W.A. Setchell No. 6354; June 1904; uppermost sublittoral zone, on Corallina and Amphiroa. TRH B17-2551 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 342). Notes: Designated by Woelkerling & Harvey (1992: 382). Not "Bay of Islands" as in some publications.

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (1992). Mesophyllum incisum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) in Southern Australia - implications for generic and specific delimitation in the Melobesioideae. British Phycological Journal 27: 381-399.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (1993). An account of southern Australian species of Mesophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 6: 571-637, 31 figs, 5 tables.

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.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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