Boreolithon vanheurckii ( ) A.S. &
Boreolithon vanheurckii (Heydrich) A.S.Harvey & Woelkerling 1995: 374, figs 42, 46-50 (as 'van-heurckii' )
Published in: Harvey, A.S. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1995). An account of Austrolithon intumescens gen. et. sp. nov. and Boreolithon van-heurckii (Heydrich) gen. et. comb. nov. (Austrolithoideae subfam. nov., Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 34: 362-382.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Boreolithon.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithothamnion vanheurckii Heydrich
Lectotype locality: "Jersey 1903 et 1904, Ste-Brelade, EP. sur Aglaosphenia attaché à un Halidrys. H. Y. H." [St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands; Aglaosphenia is a genus of hydroids of the family Aglaopheniidae] (Harvey & Woelkerling 1995: 374). Lectotype: H. Van Heurck; February 1903; AWH unnumbered (Harvey & Woelkerling 1995 Notes: Lectotype designated by Chamberlain & Irvine (1994: 199). Isolectotypes: TRH and PC.
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.
Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.
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