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Spongites crassus (Philippi) Kützing

Publication details
Spongites crassus (Philippi) Kützing 1869: 35

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1869). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XIX pp. i-iv, 1-36, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Lithophyllum duckerae Woelkerling

Basionym
Lithothamnion crassum Philippi

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea near Sicily (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 247). Lectotype: L 943, 10...34 (Woelkerling 1983: 173).

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. (1983). A taxonomic reassessment of Lithothamnium (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) based on studies of R. A. Philippi's original collections. British Phycological Journal 18(2): 165-197, 33 figs, IV tables.

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