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Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey 1849

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Litosiphon


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Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
upper subtidal on Saccorhiza polyschides, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 12 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
microscope, Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
microscope, Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).


Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey 1849: 43

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). A manual of the British marine algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of all the known British species of sea-weeds. With plates to illustrate all the genera. pp. [i]-lii, [1]-252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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Publication date: Jul-Dec 1849

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Litosiphon is Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey.

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

Bangia laminariae Lyngbye

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Laminaria.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bangia laminariae Lyngbye 1819
Bangiella laminariae (Lyngbye) Gaillon 1833
Asperococcus laminariae (Lyngbye) J.Agardh 1848
Punctaria laminariae (Lyngbye) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Asperococcus pusillus Carmichael 1833
Encoelium pusillum (Carmichael ex W.J.Hooker) J.Agardh 1836
Scytosiphon pusillus (Carmichael ex W.J.Hooker) Fries 1845
Dictyosiphon pusillus (Carmichael ex W.J.Hooker) Areschoug 1847
Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey 1849
Punctaria pusilla P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Streblonema oligosporum Strömfelt 1884
Pogotrichum hibernicum T.Johnson 1892
Litosiphon hibernicus (Johnson) Batters 1902
Streblonema thuretii Sauvageau 1936
Litosiphon tenuis Levring 1937
Entonema oligosporum (Strömfelt) Kylin 1947
Streblonema danicum Kylin 1947
Clathrodiscus oligosporus (Strömfelt) Waern 1950
Pilocladus danicus (Kylin) Kornmann 1954

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 45: 1-508.

Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel' zelenykh, burykh i krasnykh vodorosley yuzhnykh morey SSSR [Manual for identification of the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of the USSR]. pp. 224, 222 figures. Moscow & Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

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