Lithothamnion glaciale f. verrucosum ( ) , nom. illeg.
Lithothamnion glaciale f. verrucosum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 11, nom. illeg. (as 'verrucosa' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion varians Foslie
Origin of species name
Adjective B icy, frozen, or glacial; also meaning, growing in icy-cold regions.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: According to Woelkering et al. (2005), Lithothamnion glaciale f. verrucosum Foslie is a superfluous substitute name for Lithothamnion varians f. varians." Additional information in Woelkerling (1993: 234, 235). See Athanasiadis (2016: 238). - (17 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
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: 08 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 02 October 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 April 2019.