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Lithothamnion granuliferum Foslie 1905

Publication details
Lithothamnion granuliferum Foslie 1905: 2

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Den botaniske samling [The botanical collection]. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Aarsbertning 1904(6): 15-18.

Publication date: between April 1905 and 24.viii.1905

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Leptophytum granuliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Observatorieøen [= Observatory Island], [Tierra del Fuego Archipelago], [Argentina] (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 468). Holotype: C. Skottsberg; 6.i.1902; 25 metres, [on] stones, gravel and shells. TRH C18-3336 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 468). Notes: See Woelkering et al. (2005: 468) for further comments on the type material and collection data.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion granuliferum Foslie)
South America: Argentina (Pujals 1963, Boraso de Zaixso 2013), Tierra del Fuego (Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

Subantarctic Islands: Îles Crozet (Crozet Islands) (Wiencke & Clayton 2002), South Shetland Islands (Gallardo, Pérez-Ruzafa, Flores-Moya & Conde 1999, Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctic Peninsula (Lamb & Zimmermann 1977, Hommersand & al. 2009), Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964, Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

(as Leptophytum granuliferum (Foslie) W.H.Adey)
South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Key references
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: 22 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2020.

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