Lithothamnion novae-zelandiae Heydrich 1897: 63
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Corallinaceae, insbesondere Melobesieae. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 15: 34-70, 3 figs, pl. III.
Origin of species name
(Latin), of or from New Zealand.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Woelkering et al. (2005: 466): "... originally described as Lithothamnion novaezeelandiae (Heydrich 1897a: 63), but Foslie (Foslie 1908c: 270) suggested that this taxon was poorly known but that Heydrich%u2019s material involved two species, one of which possibly was L. patena. Woelkerling & Nelson 2004: 83 considered the status and disposition of Lithothamnion novaezeelandiae to be uncertain]. Type: apparently not designated (Woelkerling & Nelson 2004: 83), and original material probably destroyed (Stafleu & Cowan 1979: 187). TRH, however, has one syntype (C17-3329) - (21 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 466). Syntype fragments: No collector data; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH C17-3329 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 466).
Foslie, M. (1908). Bemerkungen über Kalkalgen. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 23: 266-272.
Stafleu, F.A. & Cowan, R.S. (1979). Taxonomic literature... Volume II: H-Le. Vol. 98 pp. XVIII + 991. Utrecht: Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Nelson, W.A. (2004). A baseline summary and analysis of the taxonomic biodiversity of coralline red algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) recorded from the New Zealand region. Cryptogamie: Algologie 25: 39-106.
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.
Created: 31 December 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 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 20 September 2018.