Lithothamnion insigne Foslie 1906: 9
Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum insigne (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Origin of species name
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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: 18 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2019.