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Spongites nodosus Kützing

Publication details
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.

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 nodosum (Kützing) Woelkerling

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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