Lithothamnion subtenellum ( ) Me.
Lithothamnion subtenellum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1915: 9
Published in: Lemoine, M. (1915). Calcareous algae. Report on the Danish Oceanographical Expeditions 1908-1910 to the Mediterranean and adjacent seas 2(Kl): 1-30, 1 plate.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum orbiculatum (Foslie) Foslie
Goniolithon subtenellum Foslie
Type locality: Basses Pyrénées, Guéthary; [France]; (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 38). Lectotype: Sauvageau; iii-v.1898; no habitat data. TRH A2-124 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 38). Notes: "... slide 70; [no other collection data]; pfa: Printz 1929, pl. 53, figs 1-2; [Note: Lectotype of Lithophyllum subtenellum Foslie. Additional data — Chamberlain 1993: 112, and Woelkerling 1993: 215. Collection consists of three original round boxes housed in a newer brown box. Largest round box contains specimens and is marked with collection data and with ‘Lpm. subtenellum delvis [= in part]’. Smaller two round boxes (both empty) are marked with collection data. One also marked ‘Lithoph. subtenellum (L. incrustans og [= and] Lithoth. sonderi)’ and ‘præp. [= slide] 70’. Other also marked with pfa data and with ‘Lithoph. subtenellum delvis [= in part]’ and ‘anth. konc. [= antheridial conceptacles]’. Grouped with A2- 125 under one entry in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 17. Adey & Lebednik indicated that four boxes occurred, but only two were found during the present study]" (Woelkering et al. 2005: 38).
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This is a marine species.
Created: 14 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 May 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.