Lithothamnion elegans f. complanatum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion elegans f. complanatum Foslie 1895: 6
Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). New or critical Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1895(2): 1-10, 15 figs, 1 plate.
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 elegans f. complanatum (Foslie) Foslie.
Type locality: Kalifornia-Golfen [= Gulf of California], Mexico; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 188) Holotype: TRH; A23-1384 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 188)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 12 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 12 August 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 June 2023