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Lithothamnion insigne Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion insigne Foslie 1906: 9

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
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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 Mesophyllum insigne (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Origin of species name
distinguished.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Island Bay, near Wellington, North Island, New Zealand (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 324). Holotype: W.A. Setchell (#6343); vi.1904; uppermost sublittoral zone. TRH B16-2431 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 324).

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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.

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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 15 November 2018.

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