Spongites racemosus Kützing
Spongites racemosus Kützing 1841: 32
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1841). Über die "Polypieres calciféres" des Lamouroux. In: Zu der öffentlichen Prüfung sämmtlicher Classen der Realschule zu Nordhausen...1841. (Kützing, F.T. Eds), pp. 3-34. Nordhausen: Realschule.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neogoniolithon racemosum (Kützing) Basso & Rodondi
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Spalato [Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean] (Woelkerling 1985: 150). Lectotype: L L 943.7.78 (Woelkerling 1985: 150). Notes: Lectotype illustrations : Woelkerling 1985: 140, figs 33, 34; 142, figs 35-40.
Source of current name
Basso, D. & Rodondi, G. (2006). A Mediterranean population of Spongites fruticulosus (Rhodophyta, Corallinales), the type species of Spongites, and the taxonomic status of S. stalactitica and S. racemosa. Phycologia 45: 403-416.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1985). A taxonomic reassessment of Spongites (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) based on studies of Kützing's original collections. British Phycological Journal 20: 123-153, 51 figs, 3 tables.
Created: 13 September 2006 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 23 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.