Lithothamnion simulans ( )
Lithothamnion simulans (Foslie) Foslie 1904: 16
Published in: Foslie, M. (1904). Lithothamnioneae, Melobesieae, Mastophoreae. In: The Corallinaceae of the Siboga-Expedition. Siboga-Expeditie Monographie. (Weber-van Bosse, A. & Foslie, M. Eds) Vol. 61, pp. 10-77. Leiden:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum simulans (Foslie) Me.Lemoine
Type locality: Koh Sarlak [=Sarlak Island], Siambugten [= Gulf of Siam, now the Gulf of Thailand], [Thailand] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 354). Holotype: Schmidt; 16.iii.1900; no habitat data. TRH B18-2626 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 354).
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), imitating, resembling (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 December 2018.