Lithothamnion boreale Foslie 1891: 2, pl. 1
Published in: Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion glaciale Kjellman
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), north, northern (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Gjesvær, [Finnmark], [Norway] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 305). Type: Holst; 1883; "40 fathoms? [20 fathoms in protologue]" Woelkering et al. (2005: 205). TRH B10-2304 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 305).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 08 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 05 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 August 2019.