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Lithothamnion rugosum Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion rugosum Foslie 1900: 66, pl. I: figs 12-15

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Calcareous algae from Fuegia. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Swedischen Expedition nach den Magellansländern 1895-1897. Vol. 3, Fasc. 4. (Nordenskjold, O. Eds), pp. 65-75. Stockholm: P.A. Nordstedt & Söner.

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 Lithophyllum rugosum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wrinkled.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Angosto, Iola Desolucion [= Desolation Island], Ildlandet [= Tierra del Fuego Archipelago], Chile (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 459). Holotype: Dusén; 10.iv.1896; “på ebbstrandens stenar [= at low tide mark on stones]”. TRH C16-3283 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 459).

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Key references
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.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2019.

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