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Hydrolithon superficiale Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain

Publication details
Hydrolithon superficiale Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain 1994: 12, figs. 20-30

Published in: Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Three species of Hydrolithon (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae): Hydrolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose and Woelkerling, Hydrolithon superficiale sp. nov., and H. samoënse (Foslie) comb. nov. from South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 60: 8-21, 54 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Harveylithon superficiale (Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain) Maneveldt & Keats

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mbibi, Natal, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 240).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Maneveldt, G.W., Van der Merwe, E. & Keats, D.W. (2016). Updated keys to the non-geniculate coralline red algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) of South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 106: 158-164, 2 tables.

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 January 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
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Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Three species of Hydrolithon (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae): Hydrolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose and Woelkerling, Hydrolithon superficiale sp. nov., and H. samoënse (Foslie) comb. nov. from South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 60: 8-21, 54 figs.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2019.

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