Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Corallinophycidae > Order Corallinales > Family Hapalidiaceae > Subfamily Melobesioideae > Genus Lithothamnion

Lithothamnion glaciale Kjellman, 1883

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LithothamnionHeydrich, 1897accepted genus name

Species group names

Lithothamnion granii (Foslie) Foslie, 1905 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): vorterugl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: vorterugl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: vorterugl
 Norwegian Nynorsk: vorterugl
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): vorterugl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: taggig skorpalg


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source





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External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (58 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Barcode of Life (41 barcodes)
GenBank (5 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Lithothamnion glaciale Kjellman, 1883. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145170




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