Lithothamnion calcareum f. australe Foslie 1895

Publication Details
Lithothamnion calcareum f. australe Foslie 1895: 90 (as 'australis')

Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.

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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 Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine.

Type Information
Type locality: Cumbrae, Scotland; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 392) Lectotype: E.A.L.Batters; viii.1891; no habitat data on type; TRH; C1-2918 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 392) Notes: Also type of Lithothamnion squarrulosum Foslie.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 October 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 October 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2024

 
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