Lithothamnion circumscriptum Strömfelt 1886
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]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Foslie
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Foslie, M. (1898). Systematical survey of the Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(2): 1-7.
Adey, W.H., Hernández-Kantún, J.J., Johnson, G. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2015). DNA sequencing, anatomy, and calcification patterns support a monophyletic, subarctic, carbonate reef-forming Clathromorphum (Hapalidiaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 51(1): 189-203.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Peña, V., Bélanger, D., Gagnon, P., Richards, J.L., Le Gall, L., Hughey, J.R., Saunders, G.W., Lindstrom, S., Rinde, E., Husa, V., Christie, H., Fridriksen, S., Hall-Spencer, J.M., Steneck, R.S., Schoenrock, K.M.,Gitmark, J., Grefsrud, E.S., Anglès d'Auriac, M.B., Legrand, E., Grall, J., Mumford, T.F., Kamenos, N.A. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2021). Lithothamnion (Hapalidiales, Rhodophyta) in the changing Arctic and Subarctic: DNA sequencing of type and recent specimens provides a systematics foundation. European Journal of Phycology 56(3): 1-26.
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G.M. 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 24 September 2021.