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Lithothamnion macroblastum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion macroblastum Foslie 1897: 16

Published in: Foslie, M. (1897). On some Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1897(1): 1-20.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum macroblastum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gulf of Naples, Italy (Woelkerling 1998: 352). Holotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; collection depth 30-80 m. TRH B16-2435, includes slide 191 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 325). Notes: Holotype fragments: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). B16-2435 (Kaleb et al., 2011).

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Source of current name
Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

Key references
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

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.

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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