Lithothamnion nodulosum f. gracilescens
Lithothamnion nodulosum f. gracilescens Foslie 1900: 13
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 Lithothamnion ungeri Kjellman
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with swellings, noduled, nodular, or with small nodules .
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Treated as a new name: Lithothamnion gracilescens is a superfluous substitute name for Lithothamnion ungeri Kjellman (1883) (= Lithothamnion byssoides sensu Unger). The status of Foslie's material Is uncertain (Athanasiadis 2016: 228). - (2 Oct 2017) - 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: 09 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 23 April 2019.