Lithothamnion rosanoffii Foslie 1908: 5
Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Algologiske notiser V. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(7): 1-20.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia rosanoffii (Foslie) Lemoine
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia (Hooper 1987: 235). Holotype: TRH B1-1674 (includes slides 1342, 1641, and one unnumbered slide) (Hooper 1987: 235). Notes: Depicted in Wilks & Woelkerling (1991: figs 23, 24). See also Woekkerling (1993: 191). Growing on Acropora sp. (Wilks & Woelkerling 1991).
Source of current name
Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1991). Southern Australian species of Melobesia (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 507-533, 37 figs, 2 tables.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
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Verified by: 14 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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