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Lithothamnion occidentale var. effusum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion occidentale var. effusum (Foslie) Foslie 1908: 3 (as 'effusa' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Nye kalkalger. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(12): 9.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithothamnion solutum f. effusum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: St Jan, udfor [= outside] American Hill, Vestindien [as used by Børgesen = Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 286). Lectotype: Børgesen; ii.1906; ca 8 fathoms. TRH B7-2140 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 286).

Origin of species name
western.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion solutum f. effusum Foslie 1906

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.

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 16 October 2018.

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