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Lithothamnion pocillum M.Lemoine

Publication details
Lithothamnion pocillum M.Lemoine 1929: 58, pl. 2: fig. 8

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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Taylor (1945) cites this as Lithothamnium pocillum Lemoine.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Galapagos Islands (explicit locality not indicated) (Woelkerling 1998: 360). Holotype: C. Crossland; date not indicated but material forms part of the St George Expedition of 1923-1924; BM algal box collection 330 (Woelkerling 1998: 360). Notes: Holotype fragments: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

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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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 November 2018.

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