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Lithothamnion occidentale (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion occidentale (Foslie) Foslie 1908: 3

Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Nye kalkalger. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(12): 9.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithothamnion fruticulosum var. occidentale Foslie

Type information
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).

Origin of species name
western.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion fruticulosum var. occidentale Foslie 1906

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Ballantine, D.L., Ruiz, H. & Aponte, N.E. (2004). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico VIII. Additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 47: 335-340, 11 figs.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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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