Lithothamnion erubescens f. madagascarense Foslie 1901

Publication Details
Lithothamnion erubescens f. madagascarense Foslie 1901: 3 (as 'madagascarensis')

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New forms of Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1901(3): 1-6.

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Publication date: between 27.vii.1901 and 31.xii.1901

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 Melyvonnea madagascariensis (Foslie) Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine.

Type Information
Type locality: [Fort Dauphin] Madagascar; (Woelkerling 1998: 343) Holotype: Ferlus; date not indicated; no habitat data on type; PC; unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 343) Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, C15-3240, includes slide 689, ex Mus. d'hist. Nat. Paris [PC].

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), blushing, reddening, rose (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 October 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 October 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 February 2023

 
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