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Lithothamnion giganteum L.R.Mason

Publication details
Lithothamnion giganteum L.R.Mason 1943: 93

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Mason, L.R. (1943). New or little known crustaceous corallines from Pacific North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 29: 92-97.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Lithophyllum frondosum (Dufour) Furnari, Cormaci & Alongi

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Off La Jolla, San Diego County, Califonia. (Setchell & Mason 1943: 93). Holotype: N.L. Gardner; June 1905; UC 736368 (Dawson 1960: 16).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2018.

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