Lithothamnion brasiliense Foslie 1900: 4
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or from Brazil (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sáo Sebastiao, Brazil (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 445). Holotype: Ihering no. 1047, ex coll. Museo Paulista [collections now at SP]; ix.1896; no habitat data on type. TRH C15-3209 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 445).
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.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 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 24 September 2018.