Lithothamnion coalescens Foslie 1895

Publication Details
Lithothamnion coalescens Foslie 1895: 162 [reprint 134], pl. 19: figs 15-20

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.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Foslie.

Type Information
Type locality: Inderøen, Strømmen, Trondheimsfjord, Norway; (Woelkerling 1998: 334) Lectotype: M. Foslie; 12.viii.1893; TRH; unnumbered, includes slide 215; designated by Woelkerling, 1993: 52 (Woelkerling 1998: 334) Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, Foslie no. 25, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion coalescens; BM, algal box collection 429. Lectotype: TRH C21-3503; 12.viii.1893, leg. unknown (Peña et al., 2021: 6). Lectotype: GenBank MW564561 and MW536929.

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), uniting together by growth (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 April 2000 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 14 August 2022

 
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