Hydrolithon pellire Y.M.Chamberlain & R.E.Norris
Hydrolithon pellire Y.M.Chamberlain & R.E.Norris 1994: 291-294, figs 1-27
Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. & Norris, R.E. (1994). Hydrolithon pellire sp. nov., a mastophoroid crustose coralline red algal epiphyte from South Africa. Phycologia 33: 291-297, 27 figs.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.
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Occurs intertidally in rock pools as an epiphyte on Gelidium pteridifolium and Onikusa pristoides (Chamberlain & Norris 1994). - (15 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Umdloti, Natal, South Africa (Chamberlain & Norris 1994: 291). Holotype: YMC & REN (YMC 89/125); 16 October 1989; Intertidal, on Gelidium pteridifolium . L 993.052-341 (Chamberlain & Norris 1994: 291).
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 April 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Chamberlain, Y.M. & Norris, R.E. (1994). Hydrolithon pellire sp. nov., a mastophoroid crustose coralline red algal epiphyte from South Africa. Phycologia 33: 291-297, 27 figs.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2019.