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Hydrolithon sargassi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

Publication details
Hydrolithon sargassi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain 1994: 128

Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Mastophoroideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 113-158. London: HMSO.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.

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

Basionym
Melobesia marginata f. sargassi Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Misaki, [Osaka Prefecture?], Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 141). Holotype: Y.Yendo; April 1903; "paa luftbl. især af [= on air bubbles especially of] Sargassum serratifolia". TRH A16-1010 (Chamberlain 1994: 129).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia marginata f. sargassi Foslie 1904
Lithophyllum sargassi (Foslie) Foslie 1906
Melobesia sargassi (Foslie) Foslie 1908
Heteroderma sargassi (Foslie) Foslie 1909
Pneophyllum sargassi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain 1983
Fosliella sargassi (Foslie) Athanasiadis 1996

Taxonomic notes
Guiry (1997) notes this species may represent a “thick” form of Hydrolithon farinosum (Irvine & Chamberlain, 1994, p. 131).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2019.

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