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Lithothamnion floridanum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion floridanum Foslie 1906: 11

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
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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.

Origin of species name
(Latin), of or from the state of Florida (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Mesophyllum floridanum (Foslie) W.H.Adey ex M.J.Wynne 1986

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Florida, USA (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 454). Holotype: J.G.F. Wurdemann; date not indicated; no habitat data on type. TRH C16-3258, Farlow XXV, includes slides 3 and 499 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 454). Notes: Holotype fragment: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). Athanasiadis & Ballantine (2014: Appendix I: 6, 13, 14) designate the "holotype" in TRH reported by Woelkerling et al. (2005: 454) as lectotype.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2014). The genera Melyvonnea gen. nov. and Mesophyllum s.s. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) particularly from the central Atlantic Ocean. Nordic Journal of Botany 35: 385-436.

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.

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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