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Lithothamnion cystocarpideum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion cystocarpideum Foslie 1906: 7

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum cystocarpideum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

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

Nomenclatural notes
South & Skelton (2003) cite this species as Lithothamnium cystocarpideum Foslie 1906.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Chatamøerne [= Chatham Islands] [New Zealand] (Yoshida 1998: 583). Holotype: Maltby collection number 39, comm. A.D. Cotton, Kew; xi.1905; Epiphytic on Cheilosporum wardii (Harvey) De Toni. TRH B17-2543 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 341). Notes: Kim et al. (2004: 511).

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Key references
Kim, J.H., Chung, H., Choi, D.S. & Lee, I.K. (2004). A new melobesioid alga Synarthrophyton chejuensis sp. nov. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), including comparison with Mesophyllum cystocarpideum. Phycologia 43: 501-520, 62 figs, 2 tables.

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.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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