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Lithothamnion dimorphum Foslie 1895

Publication details
Lithothamnion dimorphum Foslie 1895: 68, pl. 10

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having two forms, e.g., two morphotypes in the same life history (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion fornicatum f. dimorphum (Foslie) Foslie 1905

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion fruticulosum f. fastigiatum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion ungeri f. fastigatum (Foslie) Foslie 1898

Taxonomic notes
"No modem description of the type material has been made." (Athanasiadis 2016: 225). - (6 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Rottingsund, Frøyen, Trondheimsfjord, Norway (Woelkerling 1998: 341). Lectotype: Foslie; 10.vii.1894; no habitat data on type. TRH B25-2773, includes slides 154, 157 and five unnumbered slides; designated by Woelkerling, 1993: 74 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 376). Notes: Isolectotype: PC, Foslie, no. 4, Thuret-Bornet herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion dimorphum).

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.

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

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.

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