Lithothamnion norvegicum f. pusillum , nom. illeg.
Lithothamnion norvegicum f. pusillum Foslie 1900: 13, nom. illeg.
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 norvegicum (Areschoug) Kjellman
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Norway.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Athanasiadis (2016: 232) "'List of Lith.' refers to Foslie [1898b: 6, '33. L. noNegicum (Aresch.) f. genuina']. Hence, L. norvegicum f. pusillum is a superfluous name for L. norvegicum f. norvegicum." - (2 Oct 2017) - 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.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.