Lithothamnion evanescens 1895
Lithothamnion evanescens Foslie 1895: 165 (137 in independently paginated offprint), pl. 22: figs 6-8
Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Foslie
Type locality: Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 495). Holotype: F.S. Collins collection C; iv.1889; just below low water mark. TRH C21-3518 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 495). Notes: Lectotype: TRH C21-3518, iv.1889, leg. F.S. Collins, designated by Woelkerling 1993:87 (Peña et al., 2021: 6). [collected by Foslie from Mastervik, Malangen, Norway (syntype)].
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), vanishing, passing away, quickly disappearing or fadin, lasing only a short time (Stearn 1973).
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.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Lebednik, P.A. (1977 '1976'). The Corallinaceae of northwestern North America. I. Clathromorphum Foslie emend. Adey. Syesis 9: 59-112, 24 figs, 30 tables.
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.
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 August 2021 by G.M. Guiry
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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.