Lithothamnion affine Foslie 1897

Publication Details
Lithothamnion affine Foslie 1897: 13

Published in: Foslie, M. (1897). On some Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1897(1): 1-20.

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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 Lithophyllum affine (Foslie) Foslie.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Massanah, Red Sea [Massawa, Eritrea]; (Basso & al.: 186) Lectotype: Levander; 1894-1895; TRH; A20-1279 (Woelkerling 1993: 21) Notes: Type is illustrated by Basso et al. (2015: fig. 2A-C).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 12 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2023

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