Spongites nodosus Kützing
Spongites nodosus 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 Lithothamnion nodosum (Kützing) Woelkerling
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
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Verified by: 02 October 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 18 November 2018.