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Lithothamnion geppiorum Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Lithothamnion geppiorum Me.Lemoine 1917: 23, figs 1, 2 (as 'geppii' )

Published in: Lemoine, M. (1917). Melobesieae. British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition, 1910 Natural History Report, Botany 2: 23-25.

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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
The epithet, which commerates the Gepps, has been altered from the original genetive singular to the genetive plural.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Spirits Bay, near North Cape, North Island New Zealand (Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913, Station 134) (Woelkerling 1998: 346). Holotype: collector not indicated; 31.viii.1911; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 346). Notes: Also BM, algal box collection 353.

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Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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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 24 September 2018.

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