Lithothamnion expansum f. foliaceum
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
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.
Created: 30 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 August 2015 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 11 December 2018.