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Lithothamnion simulans (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
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:

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 simulans (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

Basionym
Lithothamnion siamense f. simulans Foslie

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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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.

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