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Lithothamnion dehiscens Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion dehiscens Foslie 1895: 72

Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion fornicatum Foslie

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Incertae sedis" (Athanasiadis 2016). - (6 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Skjørn [now Stjørna], Selnes, Trondheimsfjord, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 339). Lectotype: collector not indicated; 20.vii.1894; no habitat data on type. TRH B22-2727, includes slide 144 and two unnumbered slides; designated by Woelkerling, 1993: 71 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 368). Notes: Isolectotype: PC, Foslie no. 5, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion dehiscens).

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Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.

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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Verified by: 06 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 16 November 2018.

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