Lithothamnion lichenoides var. antarcticum (J.D.Hooker & ) De & Forti
Lithothamnion lichenoides var. antarcticum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) De Toni & Forti 1923: 59 (as 'antarctica' )
Published in: De Toni, G.B. & Forti, A. (1923). Alghe di Australia, Tasmania e Nuova Zelanda raccolte dal rev. dott. Giuseppe Capra nel 1908-1909. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 29(3): 1-183, 6 figs, pls I-X.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Synarthrophyton patena (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) R.A.Townsend
Syntype localities: "Hab. Var. ß. Herrnite Island, Cape Horn ; the Falkland Islands, and Kerguelen's Land; encrusting shells, and the sterns of Algae, particularly of Ballia Brunonis." (Harvey & Hooker 1847: 482). Lectotype: J.D. Hooker; BM unnumbered (Wilks & Woelkerling 1995: 560). Notes: Lectotype locality: Hermite Island (Cape Horn). Designated by May & Woelkerling (1988: 68).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 18 September 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 16 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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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 11 December 2019.