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Lithothamnion arcticum (Kjellman) Foslie 1898

Publication details
Lithothamnion arcticum (Kjellman) Foslie 1898: 7

Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
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Publication date: 24.xii.1898

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 Neopolyporolithon arcticum (Kjellman) P.W.Gabrielson, S.C.Lindstrom & Hughey

Basionym
Lithophyllum arcticum Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Uddebay, east coast of Novaya Zemlya, western Kara Sea (Athanasiadis 2008: 223). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; September 1875; UPS sine numero (Athanasiadis 2008: 223). Notes: Lectotype designated by A. Athanasiadis (2001: 94, figs 1, 2). Paratype at TRH B18-2593 (Woelkering et al. 2005: 349).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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
Gabrielson, P.W., Lindstrom, S.C. & Hughey, J.R. (2019). Neopolyporolithon loculosum is a junior synonym of N. arcticum comb. nov.(Hapalidiales, Rhodophyta), based on sequencing type material. Phycologia 58(3): 229-233.

Key references
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.

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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