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Lithoporella atlantica (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithoporella atlantica (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 59

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithoporella is Lithoporella melobesioides (Foslie) Foslie.

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

Basionym
Mastophora atlantica Foslie

Type information
Type locality: St Jan, Cruxbay [Cruz Bay, St John Island, US Virgin Islands] (Woelkerling 1998: 368). Holotype: Børgesen no. 2095; 1905-1906; TRH A1-34 (Woelkerling 1998: 368). Notes: Isotypes: PC, Børgesen no. 2095, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); C, Børgesen no. 2095.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Mastophora atlantica Foslie 1906

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

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