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Spongites tunicatus D.L.Penrose

Publication details
Spongites tunicatus D.L.Penrose in Womersley 1996: 278, 279

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spongites is Spongites fruticulosus Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Variety Bay, , Bruny I., Tasmania, Australia (Penrose 1996: 279). Holotype: Woelkerling, Platt & Brown; 17 February 1983; LTB 12980 illustrated in Fig. 13B-D (Penrose 1996: 279). Notes: The type is also illustrated by Penrose (1990: figs 59, 60).

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

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