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Lithothamnion simulans f. crispescens Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion simulans f. crispescens Foslie in Weber-van Bosse & Foslie 1904: 16, fig. 7, pl. I: figs. 21-23

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. & Foslie, M. (1904). The Corallinaceae of the Siboga-Expedition Siboga Expeditie Monographie LXI. pp. 1-77, 32 figs, XVI pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
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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 crispescens (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), imitating, resembling (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Oosthoek, Timor Ri, Indonesia (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 355). Lectotype: [Weber-van Bosse]. Siboga Expedition, station 409; 17.i.1900; no habitat data. L 991.239-256 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 355). Notes: Lectotype fragment at TRH B18-2635.

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Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1954). Some marine algae from Mauritius. Additions to the parts previously published. VI. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 21(9): 51, 21 figs.

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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