Hydrolithon braganum W.J. , D.Bassi & Y. Iryu
Hydrolithon braganum W.J.Woelkerling, D.Bassi & Y. Iryu 2012: 606, figs 2-5, 8-13
Published in: Woelkerling, W.J., Bassi, D.& Iryu, Y. (2012). Hydrolithon braganum sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta), the first known exclusively fossil semi-endophytic coralline red alga. Phycologia 51(6): 604-611.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Semi-endophytic in Hydrolilithon onkodes (Woelkerling et al., 2012). - (30 Sep 2013) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: 17º45.9553'S, 149º33.0515'W; south and west of Papara Tahiti, French Polynesia (Woelkerling et al. 2012: 606). Holotype: two conceptacle-bearing individuals and some nonfertile, fragmentary individuals: water depth at hole M0007A: 44.45 m; depth from seafloor down to a sample horizon: 44 m; total depth 88,85 m. Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan slide 7A 31R 2 0.0257 (Woelkerling et al. 2012: 606).
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Woelkerling, W.J., Bassi, D.& Iryu, Y. (2012). Hydrolithon braganum sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta), the first known exclusively fossil semi-endophytic coralline red alga. Phycologia 51(6): 604-611.
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Wendy 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 26 April 2019.