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Lithothamnion ruptile (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion ruptile (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 5

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser III. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(8): 1-34.
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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 syntrophicum f. ruptile Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Pto. Plata [= Puerto Plata], St. Domingo [= Dominican Republic] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 335). Holotype: Bock; 1894; no habitat data on type. TRH B16-2515 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 335, 336).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion syntrophicum f. ruptile Foslie 1905

Nomenclatural notes
Included in the synonymy of Lithothamnion crispatum by Athanasiadis (2016: 215) with a question mark. - (5 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion ruptile (Foslie) Foslie)
Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Puerto Rico (Ballantine et al. 2011).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Key references
Ballantine, D.L., Athanasiadis, A. & Ruiz, H. (2011). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico. X. Additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 54(3): 293-302.

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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