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
Type locality: Karmakul Bay, Novaya Zemlya; (Yoshida 1998: 551) Lectotype: Kjellman; 26.vi.1875; no habitat data on type; TRH; C20-3470 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 485) Notes: fide Woelkerling 1988: 161.

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 03 October 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 October 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 October 2022

 
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