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Lithothamnion testaceum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion testaceum Foslie 1895: 135

Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.
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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
Adjective (Latin), light-brown; brick-coloured (Neal 1993).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bergsfjord, Finnmark, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 363). Holotype: collector not indicated [probably M. Foslie]; 2.viii.1891; ‘klph. springfl. ebbe [= rock pools spring ebb tide]’. TRH C21-3527, includes slide 219 and one unnumbered slide (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 497). Notes: Isotypes: PC, Foslie no. 19, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 132, filed undes Clathromorphum testaceum; BM, algal box collection 423.

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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.

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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