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Lithothamnion corallioides f. subsimplex Batters

Publication details
Lithothamnion corallioides f. subsimplex Batters 1892: 177

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1892). Additional notes on the marine algae of the Clyde sea area. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 30: 170-177.

Publication date: June

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 Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cumbrae, Scotland (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 399). Lectotype: E.A.L.Batters; viii.1891; dredged at 7 fathoms. BM (Woelkerling 1993: 214).

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.

Key references
Rebelo, A.C., Rasser, M.W., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Neto, A.I. & Avila, S.P. (2014). Rhodolith forming coralline algae in the Upper Miocene of Santa Maria Island (Azores, NE Atlantic): a critical evaluation. Phytotaxa 190(1): 370-382, 4 fig., 1 table.

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.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.

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