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Lithothamnion pacificum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion pacificum (Foslie) Foslie 1906: 10

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 Lithothamnion phymatodeum Foslie

Basionym
Lithothamnion sonderi f. pacificum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California, U.S.A. (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 317). Lectotype: W.A. Setchell 1595; i.1897; no habitat data on type. TRH B15-2369 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 317).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Taylor (1945) cites this species as Lithothamnium pacificum Foslie?

Taxonomic notes
Included in Lithothamnion phymatodeum by some authors (Guiry, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pebble Beach, Monterey County, California (Dawson 1960: 23). Lectotype: W .A. Setchell 1595; Jan, 1897; In pools just below low water mark. Herb. Trondheim (Dawson 1960: 23).

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Source of current name
Steneck, R.S. & Paine, R.T. (1986). Ecological and taxonomic studies of shallow-water encrusting Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) of the boreal northeastern Pacific. Phycologia 25(2): 221-240.

Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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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 14 December 2018.

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