Lithothamnion fruticulosum var. occidentale
Lithothamnion fruticulosum var. occidentale Foslie 1906: 12
Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion occidentale (Foslie) Foslie
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small and shrubby.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St. Jan, udfor [= outside] Crux Bay, Vestindien [as used by Børgesen = Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 285). Lectotype: Børgesen;; 6.iii.1906; no habitat data on type. TRH B7-2129 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 285).
Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1908). Nye kalkalger. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(12): 9.
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: 24 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.