Lithothamnion cottonii Me.
Lithothamnion cottonii Me.Lemoine 1929: 57, pl. 2: fig. 8
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Taylor (1945) cites this as Lithothamnium Cottoni Lemoine
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Galapagos Islands (precise location unknown) (Woelkerling 1998: 337). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated but material forms part of the St George Expedition of 1923-1924 associated with C. Crossland; BM algal box collection 990 (Woelkerling 1998: 337). Notes: Isolectotype: BM, algal box collection 310. Isolectotype fragment: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
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.
Created: 29 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.