Lithophyllum antarcticum (J.D.Hooker & ) 1866
Lithophyllum antarcticum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Rosanoff 1866: 85
Published in: Rosanoff, S. (1866). Recherches anatomiques sur les Mélobésiées (Hapalidium, Melobesia, Lithophyllum et Lithothamnion). Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 12: 5-112, pls I-VII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carlskottsbergia antarctica (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Athanasiadis
Syntype localities: "Hab. Var. ß. Herrnite Island, Cape Horn ; the Falkland Islands, and Kerguelen's Land; encrusting shells, and the sterns of Algae, particularly of Ballia Brunonis." (Harvey & Hooker 1847: 482). Lectotype: J.D. Hooker; BM unnumbered (Wilks & Woelkerling 1995: 560). Notes: Lectotype locality: Hermite Island (Cape Horn). Designated by May & Woelkerling (1988: 68).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2018 '2019'). Carlskottsbergia antarctica (Hooker fil. & Harv.) gen. & comb. nov., with a re-assessment of Synarthrophyton (Mesophyllaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Nova Hedwigia 108: 291-320, 60 figs.
Created: 27 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.