Lithothamnion soriferum Kjellman 1883: 117, pl. 1
Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1883). Norra Ishafvets algflora [Northern Arctic Ocean algalflora]. Vega-expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser 3: 1-431, pls 1-31.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion tophiforme (Esper) Unger
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sorus-bearing (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Incertae sedis" (Athanasiadis 2016). - (6 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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
Adey, W.H. (1970). The crustose corallines of the northwestern North Atlantic, including Lithothamnion lemoineae n. sp.. Journal of Phycology 6: 225-229.
Adey, W.H., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (2005). An SEM-based analysis of the morphology, anatomy and reproduction of Lithothamnion tophiforme (Esper) Unger (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), with a comparative study of associated North Atlantic Arctic/Subarctic Melobesioideae. Journal of Phycology 41: 1010-1024.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
Created: 24 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 April 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 17 September 2019.