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.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 November 2018.