Lithothamnion calcareum f. palmatifidum ( )
Lithothamnion calcareum f. palmatifidum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 13 (as 'palmatifida' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine
Type locality: Fladen, østl. [= Eastern] Kattegat, Denmark (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 398). Lectotype: L.K. Rosenvinge no. 380387a; 12.v.1893; collection depth: 13 fathoms. TRH C1-2892 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 398).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion calcareum f. palmatifidum (Foslie) Foslie)
Europe: Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996).
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
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.
Created: 22 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2018.