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Paraspora fruticulosa (Kützing) Heydrich

Publication details
Paraspora fruticulosa (Kützing) Heydrich 1900: 315

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1900). Weitere Ausbau des Corallineensystems. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 18: 310-317.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Paraspora.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites fruticulosus Kützing

Basionym
Spongites fruticulosus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (Penrose 1996: 150). Lectotype: [Rösler et al. 2016: 421,fig. 2] (epitype) Rhodolith growing on another unidentified sterile coralline. L L943.8-134 (Penrose 1996: 150). Notes: Lectotypified with tetrasporangial plant by Basso & Rodondi (2006). Penrose in Womersley (1996: 277) gives the following data: type from Mediterranean Sea; holotype in L (943, 8-134) illustrated by Woelkerling (1985, figs 23-32) and Penrose (1991, figs 1-3). Epitype: specimen with herbarium voucher GDA61338 from the eastern coast of Spain; 19/10/2010/ Almería, Spain/Cala Chumba/5-10 m/A. Rösler.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small and shrubby.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Spongites Kützing. In: The Marine benthic flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 273-280. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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References
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Heydrich, F. (1911). Lithophyllum incrustans Phil. mit einem Nachtrag über Paraspora fruticulosa (Ktz.) Heydrich. Bibliotheca Botanica 18(75): 1-24, 2 plates.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2018.

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