Lithothamnion calcareum var. squarrulosum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1913

Publication Details
Lithothamnion calcareum var. squarrulosum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1913: 127

Published in: Lemoine, M. (1913). Mélobésiées de l'ouest de l'Irlande (Clew Bay). Nouvelle Archives du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Paris Sér. 5 5: 121-145.

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.

Basionym
Lithothamnion squarrulosum Foslie

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 lectotype of Lithothamnion corallioides f. australis Foslie, 1895.

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 October 2017

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