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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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 26 June 2019.