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Lithothamnion expansum f. foliaceum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion expansum f. foliaceum Foslie 1897: 3 (as 'foliacea' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1897). On some Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1897(1): 1-20.
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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 Lithophyllum expansum f. foliaceum (Foslie) Foslie

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Menorca, Baleares [= Balearic Islands] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 203).TRH A25-1470 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 203). Notes: Type: not designated but based on specimens that Hauck (1883: pl. 4, fig. 2) called Lithophyllum expansum ß agariciforme (Woelkerling 1993: 96; Woelkerling 1998: 344; Woelkering et al. 2005: 203).

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Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.

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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