Lithophyllum dentatum f. macallanum Foslie 1900
Lithophyllum dentatum f. macallanum Foslie 1900: 32
Publication date: between 1.i.1900 and 25.vi.1900
Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.
Type locality: Roundstone [Co. Galway, Ireland]; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 199) Lectotype: W.M'Calla; no date; none given; TRH; A24-1442 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 199) Notes: "Grouped with A24-1442, two M’Calla collections of L. dentatum (A24-1417, A24-1418), and two M’Calla collections of L. dentatum f. gyrosa (A24- 1439, A24-1440) 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: 199).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 13 August 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022