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Lithothamnion funafutiense f. purpurascens Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion funafutiense f. purpurascens Foslie 1901: 18

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). Corallinaceae. Botanisk Tidsskrift 24: 15-22.

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 Mesophyllum funafutiense (Foslie) Verheij

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: nordsiden af [=north side of] Siambugten [= Gulf of Siam, now the Gulf of Thailand], Thailand (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 318). Lectotype: Schmidt; 7.iii.1900; encrusting on a coral reef. TRH B15-2377 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 318).

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
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2019.

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