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Lithothamnion Heydrich 1897

Brief Summary

    Lithothamnion: Brief Summary
    provided by wikipedia

    Lithothamnion is a genus of thalloid red alga comprising 103 species. Its members are known by a number of common names. The monomerous, crustose thalli are composed of a single system of filaments which grow close to the underlying surface. Lithothamnion reproduces by means of multiporate conceptacles.

Comprehensive Description

    Lithothamnion
    provided by wikipedia

    Lithothamnion is a genus of thalloid red alga comprising 103 species. Its members are known by a number of common names.[note 1] The monomerous, crustose thalli are composed of a single system of filaments which grow close to the underlying surface. Lithothamnion reproduces by means of multiporate conceptacles.

    Species

    The valid species currently considered to belong to this genus are:

    • L. album
    • L. antarcticum
    • L. apiculatum
    • L. asperulatum
    • L. aucklandicum
    • L. australe
    • L. brasiliense
    • L. breviaxe
    • L. calcareum
    • L. californicum
    • L. capense
    • L. carolii
    • L. chathamense
    • L. circumscriptum
    • L. colliculosum
    • L. corallioides
    • L. coralloides
    • L. cottonii
    • L. coulmanicum
    • L. crispatum
    • L. dehiscens
    • L. diguetii
    • L. ectocarpon
    • L. elegans
    • L. engelhartii
    • L. esperi
    • L. expansum
    • L. flavescens
    • L. fornicatum
    • L. fragiissimum
    • L. fruticulosum
    • L. fuegianum
    • L. geppiorum
    • L. gibbosum
    • L. giganteum
    • L. glaciale
    • L. grade
    • L. grande
    • L. granuliferum
    • L. guadalupense
    • L. hamelii
    • L. haptericola
    • L. hauckii
    • L. heterocladum
    • L. heteromorphum
    • L. incrustans
    • L. indicum
    • L. insigne
    • L. intermedium
    • L. islei
    • L. japonicum
    • L. kerguelenum
    • L. labradorense
    • L. lacroixi
    • L. laminosum
    • L. lemoineae
    • L. magnum
    • L. maldivicum
    • L. mangini
    • L. margaritae
    • L. marlothii
    • L. minervae
    • L. montereyicum
    • L. muelleri
    • L. murmanicum
    • L. neglectum
    • L. nitidum
    • L. nodulosum
    • L. norvegicum
    • L. notarisii
    • L. novae-zelandiae
    • L. occidentale
    • L. pacificum
    • L. pauciporosum
    • L. peleense
    • L. peruviense
    • L. philippii
    • L. phymatodeum
    • L. pocillum
    • L. polymorphum
    • L. praefruticulosum
    • L. proliferum
    • L. propontidis
    • L. rugosum
    • L. ruptile
    • L. scabiosum
    • L. sejunctum
    • L. sonderi
    • L. soriferum
    • L. spissum
    • L. squarrulosum
    • L. tenue
    • L. thelostegium
    • L. tophiforme
    • L. tusterense
    • L. ungeri
    • L. valens
    • L. validum
    • L. van
    • L. vanheurckii
    • L. vescum
    • L. volcanum

    Notes

    1. ^ Recorded common names are griuán, maërl, punalevä-suku, stenhinna and maerl.

    References

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    1. ^ Taylor, Thomas N; Taylor, Edith L; Krings, Michael (2009). Paleobotany: the biology and evolution of fossil plants. ISBN 978-0-12-373972-8.

Habitat

    Habitat
    provided by World Register of Marine Species
    Known from seamounts and knolls