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Lithothamnion breviaxe Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion breviaxe Foslie 1895: 44, pl. 2

Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion ungeri f. breviaxe (Foslie) Foslie 1900

Taxonomic notes
May be a synonym of Lithothamnion fornicatum Foslie (Athanasiadis, 1996). "Incertae sedis" (Athanasiadis 2016).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sydvaranger, Kjelmø [now Sør-Varanger, Kjelmøya], havnen [= harbour], [Finnmark, Norway] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 310). Lectotype: Unknown collector; 3.viii.1887; collected at 4-6 fathoms. TRH B12-2327 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 310).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion breviaxe Foslie)
Europe: Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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.

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