Lithothamnion roseum 1893
Lithothamnion roseum Batters 1893: 20
Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1893). New or critical British algae. Grevillea 22: 20-24, 24-25.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion glaciale Kjellman
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Chamberlain & Irvine (1994: 183) tentiatively assign this species to Lithothamnion glaciale; Athansiadis (2016: 217) also questions its inclusion.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Berwick[-on-Tweed], England (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 364). Notes: Syntype at TRH B20-2673 (Woelkering et al. 2005: 365).
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
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Melobesioideae Bizzozero. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta Part 2B Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 159-234. London: HMSO.
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: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 523 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=18159
Cite this record as:
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 03 August 2020.