Lithophyllum lenormandii f. laeve
Lithophyllum lenormandii f. laeve Foslie 1891: 11, pl. 3: fig. 6
Published in: Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum laeve Adey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
New name [Lithophyllum laeve Stromfelt 1886, illegitimate: not Lithophyllum laeve Kützing 1847] (INA, Adey et al. 2001). - (23 Mar 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Eyrarbakki, Iceland (Adey, Athanasiadis & Lebednik 2001: 192). Holotype: G. Strömfelt’; 4 September 1883; on intertidal rocks and pebbles. S (Adey, Athanasiadis & Lebednik 2001: 192). Notes: A single slide annotated ‘Lithophyl. laeve n. sp. Sporangia Eyr... på sten in fjâre 4/9 83 G. Strömfelt’.
Source of current name
Adey, W.H. (1966). The genera Lithothamnium, Leptophytum (nov. gen.) and Phymatolithon in the Gulf of Maine. Hydrobiologia 28: 321-370, 112 figs, tables I-VI.
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.
Created: 22 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 January 2020.