Hydrolithon craspedium ( ) P.C.
Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva Hydrolithon craspedium
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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.
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.
Asia: Korea (Lee 2008).
Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (South & Skelton 2003), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Line Islands (Tsuda & Fisher 2012), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Republic of Palau (Ohba et al 2007), Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999).
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 25 March 2019.