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Lithothamnion divergens Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion divergens Foslie 1895: 96

Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), divergent, going different ways (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion ungeri f. divergens (Foslie) Foslie 1900
Lithothamnion tophiforme f. divergens (Foslie) Foslie 1905

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Skørpen, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 342). Holotype: M. Foslie; 8.ix.1890; TRH unnumbered, includes slides 92 and 93 and one unnumbered slide (Woelkerling 1998: 342). Notes: Isotypes: PC, Foslie, no. 14, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion divergens); BM, algal box collection 419.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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