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Lithothamnion coalescens Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion coalescens Foslie 1895: 162 (reprint 134)

Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). Systematical survey of the Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(2): 1-7.
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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 Clathromorphum compactum (Kjellman) Foslie

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), uniting together by growth (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Inderøen, Strømmen, Trondheimsfjord, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 334). Lectotype: M. Foslie; 12.viii.1893; TRH unnumbered, includes slide 215; designated by Woelkerling, 1993: 52 (Woelkerling 1998: 334). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Foslie no. 25, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion coalescens; BM, algal box collection 429.

Key references
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.

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