Lithothamnion durum Kjellman 1889

Publication Details
Lithothamnion durum Kjellman 1889: 22, pl. I: figs 3-5

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Foslie.

Type Information
Type locality: Port Clarence, Alaska [Bering Sea 65.265974, -166.852765]; (Kjellman 1889: 22) Holotype: F.R. Kjellman; vii.1877; UPS; A-000297 (Peña & al. 2021: 6) Notes: "Type: apparently not designated (Woelkerling 1993: 81). TRH has two syntypes (C21-3516, C21-3517)." (Woelkering et al. 2005: 495). According to Peña et al., 2021: 6, TRH fragment is now considered an isotype (Art. 8.3, Turland et al. 2018).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 August 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 August 2022

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