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Lithothamnion microsporum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion microsporum (Foslie) Foslie 1929: 51

Published in: Foslie, M. & Printz, H. (1929). Contributions to a monograph of the Lithothamnia. After the author's death collected and edited by Henrik Printz. pp. 1-60, pls I-LXXV. Trondhjem [Trondheim]: Aktietrykkeriet.

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 Leptophytum microsporum (Foslie) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey

Basionym
Lithothamnion californicum f. microsporum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Pacific Beach near San Diego, California (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 101). Lectotype: Mrs E. Snyder; 1901; On pebbles and sandstone in the littoral zone. TRH (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 101). Notes: Lectotype designated by P. Lebednik in herb., February 1976. Syntypes: TRH; designated by P. Lebednik in herb., February 1976.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Adey, W.H. (2006). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 45: 71-115.

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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 23 September 2018.

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