Epilithon rosanoffii ( ) 1909
Epilithon rosanoffii (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 55
Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia rosanoffii (Foslie) Adey
Lithothamnion rosanoffii Foslie
Type locality: "Port Philip, Australia" [Port Phillip Bay, Victoria] (Adey 1970: 6). Holotype: TRH B1-1674 (includes slides 1342, 1641, and one un-numbered slide) (Wilks & Woelkerling 1991: 525). Notes: Depicted in Wilks & Woelkerling (1991: figs 23, 24). See also Woelkerling (1993: 191). Growing on Acropora sp. (Wilks & Woelkerling 1991). The material was obtained by Foslie from the herbarium of Le Jolis; it is not known how Le Jolis obtained the material. See also Adey (1970: 30) and Adey & Lebednik (1967: 50).
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
Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1970(1): 1-46, 13 figs.
Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1991). Southern Australian species of Melobesia (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 507-533, 37 figs, 2 tables.
Created: 11 November 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 March 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2021.