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
Epitype locality: Holmonas, Reydharfjord, Iceland; (Adey & al. 2015: 195) Epitype: W.H. Adey; 29.vii.1966; none given; US; 170939 (66-24-1A W.H. Adey collection no.) (Adey & al. 2015: 195) Notes: Seven microscope slides from the original specimen in S. According to Peña et al. (2021: 6), this material is better called a lectotype.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 24 July 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022

 
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