Hydrolithon oligocarpum ( )
Hydrolithon oligocarpum (Foslie) Foslie
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porolithon oligocarpum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lithophyllum oligocarpum Foslie
Type locality: Puerto Orotava [Puerto de la Cruz], Tenerife, Islas Canarias (Woelkerling 1998: 320). Holotype: C. Sauvageau; Dec. 1904 - Feb. 1905; TRH A27-1585, includes slide 1013 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 220). Notes: Holotype fragment: PC (apparently missing).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Diaz-Pulido G. (2018). Genomics reveals abundant speciation in the coral reef building alga Porolithon onkodes (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) (Letter). Journal of Phycology 54(4): 429-434.
Created: 29 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 March 2019 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.