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Mesophyllum schmitzii (Hariot) Mendoza 1977

Publication details
Mesophyllum schmitzii (Hariot) Mendoza 1977: 28

Published in: Mendoza, M. L. (1977). Las Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) de Puerto Deseado, Provincia de Santa Cruz, Argentina. I. Géneros Dermatolithon y Mesophyllum. Physis 36: 21-29.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Synarthrophyton schmitzii (Hariot) M.L.Mendoza, S.Molina & P.Ventura

Lithophyllum schmitzii Hariot

Type information
Type locality: Tierra del Fuego or Straits of Magellan (Woelkerling 1998: 326). Lectotype: M. Michaelsen; 1893; PC General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); designated by Keats & Chamberlain, 1997: 68 (Woelkerling 1998: 326). Notes: "Possible Isolectotype": TRH, C18-3361, includes slide 673 (Woelkering et al. 2005: 473).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion schmitzii (Hariot) Heydrich 1901

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion scutelloides Heydrich 1900
Lithothamnion magellanicum f. crenulata Foslie 1905
Lithothamnion crenulatum (Foslie) Foslie 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Mendoza, M.L., Molina, S. & Ventrua, P. (1996). Rhodophyta: Orden Corallinales. Flora Criptogámica de Tierra del Fuego 8(3): 1-72.

Key references
Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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Verified by: 21 July 2009 by William J. Woelkerling

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