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Lithothamnion acervatum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion acervatum Foslie 1907: 4

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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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 Phymatolithon acervatum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), heaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Natal, South Africa (Chamberlain & Keats 1994: 111). Lectotype: A. Weber-van Bosse ; 1893; TRH B1-1607 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 226). Notes: Syntype: TRH, Knysna, Cape Province, South Africa, A. WvB, Foslie slide 704: Printz 1929, pl. I, fig. 14. fig. 6.

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Source of current name
Van der Merwe, E. & Maneveldt, G.W. (2014). The genus Phymatolithon (Hapalidiaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in South Africa, including species previously ascribed to Leptophytum. South African Journal of Botany 90: 170-192.

Key references
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.

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