Lithothamnion occidentale var. effusum ( )
Lithothamnion occidentale var. effusum (Foslie) Foslie 1908: 3 (as 'effusa' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Nye kalkalger. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(12): 9.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: St Jan, udfor [= outside] American Hill, Vestindien [as used by Børgesen = Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 286). Lectotype: Børgesen; ii.1906; ca 8 fathoms. TRH B7-2140 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 286).
Origin of species name
Lithothamnion solutum f. effusum Foslie 1906
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion occidentale var. effusum (Foslie) Foslie)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 August 2015 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 19 February 2020.