Spongites tumidus ( ) K.A. , P.W. , Miklasz, E. van der Merwe &
Spongites tumidus (Foslie) K.A.Miller, P.W.Gabrielson, Miklasz, E. van der Merwe & Maneveldt in Van der Merwe et al. 2015: 480, figs 25-38 (as 'tumidum' )
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 tumidum (Foslie) Caragnano, Foetisch, Maneveldt & Payri
Lithophyllum tumidum Foslie
Type locality: Monterey, Monterey County, California (van der Merwe et al. 2015: 480). Notes: Lectotype: TRH (A3-138), unnumbered, May 1885, W.G Farlow; isolectotype: UC 341301 (van der Merwe et al. 2015: 480). See Lithophyllum farlowii Foslie.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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