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).
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
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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