Lithothamnion geppiorum Me.
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The epithet, which commerates the Gepps, has been altered from the original genetive singular to the genetive plural.
This is a marine species.
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.
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.