Lithothamnion irregulare Foslie 1907

Publication Details
Lithothamnion irregulare Foslie 1907: 6 (as 'Lithothamnion (?) irregulare')

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser III. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(8): 1-34.

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Publication date: between 21 vi.1907 and

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 Lithophyllum irregulare (Foslie) P.Huvé ex Steentoft.

Type Information
Type locality: [São Tomé and Príncipe]; St. Thomé [= São Tomé Island]; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 456) Holotype: A.F. Möller; vi.1885; no habitat data on type; TRH; C16-3264 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 456)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 October 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 October 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 09 February 2023

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