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Lithothamnion heteromorphum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion heteromorphum (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 10

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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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 Lithothamnion crispatum Hauck

Basionym
Lithothamnion brasilense f. heteromorphum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Brazil: coast of São Sebastiao (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 455). Holotype: H. von Ihering collection number 1047; ix.1896; no habitat data on type. TRH C16-3262 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 456).

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

Nomenclatural notes
1908: 10 (Basso et al. 2011: 145). - (31 Mar 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Basso, D., Rodondi, G. & Bressan, G. (2011). A re-description of Lithothamnion crispatum and the status of Lithothamnion superpositum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phycologia 50(2): 144-155.

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

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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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