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Lithothamnion trichotomum Heydrich

Publication details
Lithothamnion trichotomum Heydrich 1901: 538

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1901). Die Lithothamnien des Museum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 529-545, pl XI.

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 Neogoniolithon trichotomum (Heydrich) Setchell & L.R.Mason

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 265). Lectotype: L. Diguet; 1894; PC Heydrich no. 11, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 365). Notes: Part of the lectotype is now in UC (UC 790560). Isolectotype: PC, Heydrich no. 21, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

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Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Mason, L.R. (1943). Goniolithon and Neogoniolithon: two genera of crustaceous coralline algae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 29: 87-92.

Key references
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.

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