Lithothamnion fasciculatum f. gyrosum 1897
Lithothamnion fasciculatum f. gyrosum Foslie 1897: 8 (as 'gyrosa' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1897). On some Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1897(1): 1-20.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum dentatum f. gyrosum (Foslie) Foslie
Type locality: Roundstone Bay, Ireland (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 198). Lectotype: W.M'Calla; no date; none given. TRH A24-1439 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 198). Notes: "Additional data — Woelkerling 1993: 112. Foslie (1900a: 32) subsequently treated gyrosa as a forma of L. dentatum. Collection includes one fragment in one small box marked ‘Fuess 47’ (referring to slide 47, made by Fuess & Co.) and fragments in a second small box marked ‘konc.? [= conceptacles?]’. Annotation slip in latter box marked ‘Tømte Konc.? [= empty conceptacles?]’. Grouped with A24-1440, two M’Calla collections of L. dentatum (A24-1417, A24-1418), and two M’Calla collections of L. dentatum f. macallana (A24-1442, A24- 1443) under one entry in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 45, who mistakenly list ‘1899’ as the collection date rather than the communication date. Adey & Lebednik (1967: 45) also indicated that 7 Roundstone boxes of M’Calla material occurred, but only 6 have been found]" (Woelkering et al. 2005: 198).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered, growing in bundles (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.