Spongites agulhensis , E.van der Merwe & P.W.
Spongites agulhensis Maneveldt, E.van der Merwe & P.W.Gabrielson in Van der Merwe et al. 2015: 475, figs 12-24
Published in: van der Merwe, E., Miklasz, K., Channing, A., Maneveldt, G.W. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2015). DNA sequencing resolves species of Spongites (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Northeast Pacific and South Africa, including S. agulhensis sp. nov.. Phycologia 54(5): 471-490.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chamberlainium agulhense (Maneveldt, E.van der Merwe & P.W.Gabrielson) Caragnano, Foetisch, Maneveldt & Payri
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
South Africa, Western Cape Province, Struisbaai west to L'Agulhas, Cape Agulhas, about 10 km. Not found outside this range. - (16 Oct 2015) - Paul Gabrielson
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Stinkbaai, L'Agulhas, Cape Agulhas, Western Cape Province, South Africa (34°49'26.26"S, 20°01'0.69E) (van der Merwe et al. 2015: 475). Holotype: Gavin W. Maneveldt; 21 October 2011; epilithic on shale platform, upper intertidal . L 0820786 (van der Merwe et al. 2015: 475, fig. 12). Notes: Isotype: UWC 11/53.
Source of current name
Caragnano, A., Foetisch, A., Maneveldt, G.W., Millet, L., Liu, L.C., Lin, S.M., Rodondi, G. & Payri, C.E. (2018). Revision of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): recognizing Dawsoniolithon gen. nov., Parvicellularium gen. nov. and Chamberlainoideae subfam. nov. containing Chamberlainium gen. nov. and Pneophyllum. Journal of Phycology 54(3): 391-409.
Created: 16 September 2015 by Paul Gabrielson
Verified by: 30 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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van der Merwe, E., Miklasz, K., Channing, A., Maneveldt, G.W. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2015). DNA sequencing resolves species of Spongites (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Northeast Pacific and South Africa, including S. agulhensis sp. nov.. Phycologia 54(5): 471-490.
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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 10 December 2018.