Lithothamnion eckloniae ( )
Lithothamnion eckloniae (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 3
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
Publication date: between 30.ix.1907 and 27.i.1908
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain
Type locality: Houtbaai, Kap d. g. haab [= Cape of Good Hope, Cape Province, South Africa] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 239). Holotype: Weber-van Bosse; 'paa [= on] Ecklonia'. TRH B2-1685 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 239).
Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Ecklonia.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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
Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1997). The non-geniculate coralline algae Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) comb. nov., and S. magellanicum (Foslie) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta) in South Africa including a comparison with relevant types. European Journal of Phycology 32: 55-79.
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Verified by: 17 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2019.