Lithothamnion pacificum ( ) 1906
Lithothamnion pacificum (Foslie) Foslie 1906: 10
Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
Publication date: between 1.xii.1906 and 26.xii.1906
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion phymatodeum Foslie
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California, U.S.A. (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 317). Lectotype: W.A. Setchell 1595; i.1897; no habitat data on type. TRH B15-2369 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 317).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Taylor (1945) cites this species as Lithothamnium pacificum Foslie?
Included in Lithothamnion phymatodeum by some authors (Guiry, pers. comm.).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Steneck, R.S. & Paine, R.T. (1986). Ecological and taxonomic studies of shallow-water encrusting Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) of the boreal northeastern Pacific. Phycologia 25(2): 221-240.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 August 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2020.