Hydrolithon masakii Y.-P.Lee & J.-H.Kim, nom. illeg.
Hydrolithon masakii Y.-P.Lee & J.-H.Kim in Y.-P. Lee 2008: 196, nom. illeg.
Published in: Lee, Y.P. (2008). Marine algae of Jeju. pp. [i]-xvi, 1-477 , map. Seoul: Academy Publication. [in Korean]
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon setchellii (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: G. Furnari (e-mail, 7 April 2010). " Hydrolithon masakii was proposed as nomen novum, based on Porolithon orbiculatum. But, since no Hydrolithon orbiculatum was previously described so that no homonymy should have resulted transferring Porolithon orbiculatum to the genus Hydrolithon, H. masakii is nomenclaturally superfluous." - (7 Apr 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 03 October 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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.