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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Created: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 October 2017 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 23 July 2019.