Lithothamnion brasilense f. heteromorphum
Lithothamnion brasilense f. heteromorphum Foslie 1900: 4 (as 'heteromorpha' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion crispatum Hauck
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or from Brazil (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Brazil: coast of São Sebastiao (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 455). Holotype: H. von Ihering collection number 1047; ix.1896; no habitat data on type. TRH C16-3262 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 456).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion brasilense f. heteromorphum Foslie)
South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930).
Source of current name
Basso, D., Rodondi, G. & Bressan, G. (2011). A re-description of Lithothamnion crispatum and the status of Lithothamnion superpositum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phycologia 50(2): 144-155.
Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
Created: 15 January 2005 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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 April 2019.