Lithothamnion calcareum f. majus Me.
Lithothamnion calcareum f. majus Me.Lemoine 1910: 1 (as 'major' )
Published in: Lemoine, M. (1910). Essai de classification des Mélobésiées basés sur la structure anatomique. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 57: 323-331, 367-372, 5 figs.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Entre les Leuriou et Saint-Nicolas (depth 14m), Archipel des Glénan, Concarneau, France (Woelkerling 1998: 333). Lectotype: M. Lemoine; August 1910; PC no. 22, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 333). Notes: Paralectotypes: PC, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); 7 collections including the two containing specimens depicted in the protologue
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
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 18 September 2018.