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Pseudolithophyllum orbiculatum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1929

Publication details
Pseudolithophyllum orbiculatum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1929: 3

Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1929). Sur la présence de Lithophyllum orbiculatum Fosl. dans la Manche et son attributin au genre Pseudolithophyllum. Revue Algologique 4: 1-6, 2 figs, Plate I.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pseudolithophyllum is Pseudolithophyllum fuegianum (Heydrich) M.L.Mendoza & Cabioch.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum orbiculatum (Foslie) Foslie

Basionym
Lithothamnion orbiculatum Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Kristiansund, Norway (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 84). Lectotype: Ekman, ex Herb. Areschoug (S); TRH A6-285 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 56). Notes: Lectotype locality fide Adey & Lebednik, 1967: 21 and Woelkerling, 1993: 164 (Silva et al. 1996: 249). "Ekman; [Norway]; Kristiansund; [no habitat data]; [no date]; slide 207; ex herb. Aresch. Riksmus. Stockholm [S]; pfa: Foslie 1895a, pl. 22, fig. 10; [Note: Lectotype of Lithothamnion orbiculatum Foslie. Additional data — Chamberlain, Irvine & Waker 1991: 150, and Woelkerling 1993: 164 (who mistakenly lists collector as ‘Eckman’). Box marked ‘største stk. af ekspl. tilbagesendt Riksmus. Stholm [= largest piece of specimen returned to Riksmuseum Stockholm (S)]’. No collection date is on box, but protologue indicates sample was collected in 1855. Collection includes annotation slip from M. Lemoine dated 'iii.1984' that reads: 'the anatomy of this specimen is not like that of "Lpm. orbiculatum” as described by Adey 1966 (Hydrobiologia XXVII). Foslie’s plant is more like Lpm. incrustans Philippi’];" Woelkering et al. (2005: 56)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), orbicular (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Chamberlain and Irvine (1994) this species is a synonym of Lithophyllum crouanii Foslie.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.

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References
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Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1929). Sur la présence de Lithophyllum orbiculatum Fosl. dans la Manche et son attributin au genre Pseudolithophyllum. Revue Algologique 4: 1-6, 2 figs, Plate I.

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