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Lithophyllum discoideum f. aequabile Foslie 1905

Publication details
Lithophyllum discoideum f. aequabile Foslie 1905: 17 (as 'aequabilis' )

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 (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum obtectulum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Type information
Type locality: Scotia Bay, New Orkney Island [South Orkney Islands] (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 71). Holotype: Unknown; vii.1903; collection depth 9-10 fathoms. TRH A9-437 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 71).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), discoid.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Wiencke, C. & Clayton, M.N. (2002). Antarctic Seaweeds. Synopses of the Antarctic benthos. Volume 9 (Editor: J.W. Wägele). pp. [2] 1-239. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag KG.

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: 27 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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