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Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Porolithoideae
Genus Spongites

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Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Trá an Dóilín, an Cheathrú Rua, Connemara; live plants at low water. 05 May 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; low water. 08 Mar 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; low water plants. 05 May 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Galway Bay, Ireland; subtidal. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Galicia, Ría de Vigo, subtidal, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Spain, Galicia, Ría de Pontevedra, subtidal, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

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Chaetomorpha indica (Kützing) Kützing

Lithothamnion corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) P.Crouan & H.Crouan Trá an Dóilín, an Cheathrú Rua, Connemara; live plants at low water
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Spongites corallioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1852: no. 242

Published in: [Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M.] (1852). Algues marines du Finistère. Vol. 1-3 pp. Premier volume, Fucóïdees: 1 Apr 1852 (signed on p. [8]), p. [1]-[12], 1 -112 specimens with detailed labels, [vii, index]. Deuxième volume, Floridées: 1852, p. [1]-[12], 113-322, id., [iv-xi, index]. Troisième volume, Zoospermées: 1852, p. [l]-[8], 323-4. Brest: chez Crouans frères, pharmaciens.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spongites is Spongites fruticulosus Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion corallioides (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Nomen. Validated by ref. to Ellis's descr. in polynomial nomenclature (INA). - (6 May 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Rade de Brest, Finistère, Bretagne, France (Woelkerling 1998: 391). Neotype: collector not indicated but like to be P.L. & H.M. Crouan; date not indicated; no habitat data on type. BM Algues marines du Finistère, No. 242 (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994: 180). Notes: Isoneotypes: PC, Algues marines du Finistere no. 242, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 131, filed under Lithothamnion), includes printed label; PC, Algues marines du Finistere no. 242, Cryptogamic Library in the seperately preserved exsiccata, includes printed label; PC, no. 242, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling, 1993: 390).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1867). Florule du Finistère contenant les descriptions de 360 espèces nouvelles de sporogames, de nombreuses observations et une synonymic des plantes cellulaires et vasculaires qui croissent spontanément dans ce département, accompagnées de trente-deux planches où est représentée l'organographie, faite sur l'état vif, des fruits et des tissus de 198 genres d'algues avec la plante grandeur naturelle ou réduite plus une planche supplémentaire où sont figures 24 champignons nouveaux. pp. [i]-x, [1]-262, frontisp., pi. 1-31, + 1 suppl. pl., coloured liths. by H. Crouan. Paris & Brest: Friedrich Klincksieck & J.B. et A. Lefournier.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Created: 30 December 1998 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 22 September 2018.

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