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Lithothamnion stroemfeltii f. macrosporum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion stroemfeltii f. macrosporum Foslie 1895: 145, pl. 22: fig. 12

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 Lithothamnion laeve f. macrosporum (Foslie) Foslie

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
The name first appeared in the independently paginated offprint (5 December 1895) and subsequently (30 December 1895) on p. 173 of the journal version of the paper (see Woelkerling 1993: 277 for details).

No specimens labelled Lithothamnion stroemfeltii f. macrosporum were found in the Foslie herbarium by Woelkerling (1993: 141), but subsequently the specimen illustrated in Foslie 1895, pl. 22, fig. 12 was rediscovered (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 418, TRH C6-3036) under the name Lithothamnion nodulosum. It has yet to be examined in detail in a modern context. - (24 Feb 2013) -

Taxonomic notes
This name is currently regarded as a name of uncertain taxonomic status (Woelkerling 1993: 141). - (26 Feb 2013) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
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.

Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1993). Type collections of Corallinales (Rhodophyta) in the Foslie Herbarium (TRH). Gunneria 67: 1-289, 8 tables.

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.

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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 29 February 2020.

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