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Porolithon gardineri (Foslie) Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Porolithaceae
Subfamily Porolithoideae
Genus Porolithon

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Porolithon gardineri (Foslie) Foslie
Yonge Reef, outer barrier reef, 25m, overhang on steep wall. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Porolithon gardineri (Foslie) Foslie
Yonge Reef, outer barrier reef, 25m, overhang on steep wall. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Porolithon gardineri (Foslie) Foslie
Yonge Reef, outer barrier reef, 25m, overhang on steep wall. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley. © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Porolithon gardineri (Foslie) Foslie
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

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Porolithon gardineri (Foslie) Foslie Yonge Reef, outer barrier reef, 25m, overhang on steep wall
© Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com)

Publication details
Porolithon gardineri (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 57

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Porolithon is Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon gardineri (Foslie) Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine

Basionym
Lithophyllum gardineri Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Coetivy Reef [Chagos Archipelago, Seychelles] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 222). Lectotype: Gardiner; ix.1905; no habitat data on type. TRH A28-1595 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 221).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 25 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Maneveldt, G.W. & Keats, D.W. (2016). Taxonomic review based on new morpho-anatomical data of the algae Porolithon craspedium and P. gardineri (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta), and comments on other taxa ascribed to the genus. Phytotaxa 289(1): 1-35, 69 fig., 3 tables.

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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 10 December 2018.

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