Lithothamnion lichenoides f. epiphyticum , nom. illeg.
Lithothamnion lichenoides f. epiphyticum Foslie 1897: 4, nom. illeg. (as 'epiphytica' )
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 Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: superfluous name for Lithothamnion agariciforme f. decussata Foslie (Woelkering et al. 2005: 360). - (19 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Anglesey [North Wales, Britain] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 359). Lectotype: Phillips; iii.1895; no habitat data on type. TRH B19-2664 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 359).
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
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 19 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2019.