Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey 1849

Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey

Current name: Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland - 12 August 2010. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey 1849: 43

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). A manual of the British marine algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of all the known British species of sea-weeds. With plates to illustrate all the genera. pp. [i]-lii, [1]-252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.

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Publication date: Jul-Dec 1849

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Litosiphon is Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Bangia laminariae Lyngbye

Origin of Species Name
, resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Laminaria

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 April 2024

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