Lithothamnion compactum Kjellman 1883

Publication Details
Lithothamnion compactum Kjellman 1883: 101, 132, pl. 6: figs 8-12

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1883). Norra Ishafvets algflora [Northern Arctic Ocean algalflora]. Vega-expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser 3: 1-431, pls 1-31.

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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 compactum (Kjellman) Foslie.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Karmakul Bay and Kostin Shar, west coast of Novaya Zemlya, Russia.; (Yoshida 1998: 551) Lectotype (Karmakul Bay; designated by Woelkerling 1988: 161): Kjellman;; no habitat data on lectotype; TRH; C20-3470 (Woelkerling 1988: 485)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 February 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 July 2024

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