Lithothamnion compactum f. circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Lund 1959

Publication Details
Lithothamnion compactum f. circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Lund 1959: 200

Published in: Lund, S. (1959). The marine algae of East Greenland. I. Taxonomic Part. Meddelser om Grønland 156(1): 1-247.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Foslie.

Basionym
Lithothamnion circumscriptum Strömfelt

Type Information
Epitype locality: Holmonas, Reydharfjord, Iceland; (Adey & al. 2015: 195) Epitype: W.H. Adey; 29.vii.1966; none given; US; 170939 (66-24-1A W.H. Adey collection no.) (Adey & al. 2015: 195) Notes: Seven microscope slides from the original specimen in S. According to Peña et al. (2021: 6), this material is better called a lectotype.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 July 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022

 
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