Hydrolithon craspedium ( ) P.C.
Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep at outer reef edge
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Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva 1996: 235
Published in: Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie
Type locality: Onotoa, Gilbert Islands [Kiribati] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 217). Holotype: Finckh; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A27-1566 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 217).
South & Skelton (2003) cite this as an accepted species, with Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie 1929 as a synonym.
This is a marine species.
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 April 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.