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Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) 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 calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Trá an Dóilín, an Cheathrú Rua, Connemara; live plants at low water. 05 May 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; low water. 08 Mar 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; low water plants. 05 May 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Galway Bay, Ireland; subtidal. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Galicia, Ría de Vigo, subtidal, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Spain, Galicia, Ría de Pontevedra, subtidal, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

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Lithothamnion corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) P.Crouan & H.Crouan Galway Bay, Ireland; subtidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Lithothamnion calcareum f. corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1905: 68 (as 'coralloides' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Remarks on northern lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(3): 1-138.
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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 Lithothamnion corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Basionym
Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
Type locality: Rade de Brest, Finistère, Bretagne, France (Woelkerling 1998: 391). Neotype: collector not indicated but like to be P.L. & H.M. Crouan; date not indicated; no habitat data on type. BM Algues marines du Finistère, No. 242 (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994: 180). Notes: Isoneotypes: PC, Algues marines du Finistere no. 242, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 131, filed under Lithothamnion), includes printed label; PC, Algues marines du Finistere no. 242, Cryptogamic Library in the seperately preserved exsiccata, includes printed label; PC, no. 242, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling, 1993: 390).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1867). Florule du Finistère contenant les descriptions de 360 espèces nouvelles de sporogames, de nombreuses observations et une synonymic des plantes cellulaires et vasculaires qui croissent spontanément dans ce département, accompagnées de trente-deux planches où est représentée l'organographie, faite sur l'état vif, des fruits et des tissus de 198 genres d'algues avec la plante grandeur naturelle ou réduite plus une planche supplémentaire où sont figures 24 champignons nouveaux. pp. [i]-x, [1]-262, frontisp., pi. 1-31, + 1 suppl. pl., coloured liths. by H. Crouan. Paris & Brest: Friedrich Klincksieck & J.B. et A. Lefournier.

Key references
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.

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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Verified by: 05 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Mendoza, M.L. & Cabioch, J. (1998). Étude comparée de la reproduction de Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) Adey & McKibbin et Lithothamnion corallioides (P. & H. Crouan) P. & H. Crouan (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), et reconsidérations sur la définition des genres. Canadian Journal of Botany 76: 1433-1445.
Peña, V. & Bárbara, I. (2004). Diferenciación morfológica y anatómica entre Lithothamnion corallioides y Phymatolithon calcareum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) en dos bancos de maërl de la Ría de Arousa (N.O. Península Ibérica). Anales de Biología 26: 21-27.

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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 19 October 2018.

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