Lithothamnion mirabile ( )
Lithothamnion mirabile (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 4
Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff
Archaeolithothamnion mirabile Foslie
Type locality: Corner Inlet, Victoria, Australia (Woelkerling 1998: 286). Holotype: J. Gabriel; Jan.-Feb. 1897; 7-9 fathoms. TRH B2-1721, includes slides 63, 64, 515 and four unnumbered slides (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 242). Notes: Isotypes: PC, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). BM, algal box collection 719.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Corner Inlet, Victoria (Womersley 1996: 183). Holotype: Gabriel; 1 February 1897; 14-18 m deep. TRH unnumbered (Womersley 1996: 183).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1995). An account of southern Australian species of Lithothamnion (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 8: 549-583, 12 figs, 2 tables.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 22 November 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 429 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=133903
Cite this record as:
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 20 November 2019.