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Lithothamnion superpositum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion superpositum Foslie 1900: 8

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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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 Lithothamnion crispatum Hauck

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Grahamstown" [probably near Port Alfred, Cape Province, South Africa] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 460). Type: Becker; 1899; no habitat data on type. TRH C16-3294 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 460).

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Source of current name
Basso, D., Rodondi, G. & Bressan, G. (2011). A re-description of Lithothamnion crispatum and the status of Lithothamnion superpositum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phycologia 50(2): 144-155.

Key references
Keats, D. W., Maneveldt, G. & Chamberlain, Y. M. (2000). Lithothamnion superpositum Foslie: a common crustose red alga (Corallinaceae) in South Africa. Cryptogamie Algologie 21: 381-400.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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.

Created: 18 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 21 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Basso, D., Rodondi, G. & Bressan, G. (2011). A re-description of Lithothamnion crispatum and the status of Lithothamnion superpositum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phycologia 50(2): 144-155.
Da Nóbrega Farias, J., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Bouzon, Z., Oliveira, E.C. & Horta, P.A. (2010). Lithothamnion superpositum (Corallinales; Rhodophyta): first description for the western Atlantic or rediscovery of a species?. Phycological Research 58: 210-216.
Keats, D. W., Maneveldt, G. & Chamberlain, Y. M. (2000). Lithothamnion superpositum Foslie: a common crustose red alga (Corallinaceae) in South Africa. Cryptogamie Algologie 21: 381-400.

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