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Lithothamnion galapagense Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion galapagense Foslie 1907: 9

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser III. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(8): 1-34.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia galapagensis (Foslie) W.R.Taylor

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Wenman Island, Galapagos [more generally known as Wolf Island] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 228). Holotype: Snodgrass & Heller; xii.1888; no habitat data on type. TRH B1-1621 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 228).

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M.D. Guiry 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.

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