Lithothamnion testaceum Foslie 1895: 135
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 compactum (Kjellman) Foslie
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), light-brown; brick-coloured (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bergsfjord, Finnmark, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 363). Holotype: collector not indicated [probably M. Foslie]; 2.viii.1891; ‘klph. springfl. ebbe [= rock pools spring ebb tide]’. TRH C21-3527, includes slide 219 and one unnumbered slide (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 497). Notes: Isotypes: PC, Foslie no. 19, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 132, filed undes Clathromorphum testaceum; BM, algal box collection 423.
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.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
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: 21 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2019.