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Lithothamnion engelhartii f. pseudocrispata Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion engelhartii f. pseudocrispata Foslie 1901: 27

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). Bieten die Heydrich'schen Melobesien-Arbeiten eine sichere Grundlage?. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1901(2): 1-28.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Taxonomic notes
Wilks & Woelkerling (1995:562) note this is based on a single collection originally identified as Lithophyllum crispatum by Heydrich (1901b: 540). All plants in the holotype collection are sterile, and thus the status and disposition of the taxon are uncertain. - (27 Mar 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania, Australia (Woelkerling 1998: 342). Holotype: J. Milligan; 1864; no habitat data on type. PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 342). Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, TRH B18-2606, includes slides 669, 1572 and 1573.

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Key references
Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1995). An account of southern Australian species of Lithothamnion (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 8: 549-583, 12 figs, 2 tables.

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.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

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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 15 November 2018.

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