Lithothamnion circumscriptum Strömfelt 1886

Publication Details
Lithothamnion circumscriptum Strömfelt 1886: 20, pl. 1: figs 4-8

Published in: Strömfelt, H.F.G. (1886). Einige für die Wissenschaft neue Meeresalgen aus Island. Bot. Centralbl. 26: 172-173. [in Latin]

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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 circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Foslie.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Rock pools of Hólmanäset and on balanoids deeper in Skagafjördur, Iceland.; (Adey & al. 2015: 195) "Holotype": S; (Athanasiadis & Ballantine 2024: 27) Notes: "Epitype locality": Holmonas, Reydharfjord, Iceland (Adey & al. 2015: 195). "Epitype": W.H. Adey; 29.vii.1966; US 170939 (66-24-1A W.H. Adey collection no.) (Adey & al. 2015: 195). According to Peña et al. (2021: 6), the seven microscope slides from the original specimen in S are better called a lectotype.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 February 2024

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