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Spongites absimilis (Foslie & M.Howe) Afonso-Carrillo

Publication details
Spongites absimilis (Foslie & M.Howe) Afonso-Carrillo 1988: 98

Published in: Afonso-Carrillo, J. (1988). Structure and reproduction of Spongites wildpretii sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Canary Islands, with observations and comments on Spongites absimile comb. nov. British Phycological Journal 23: 89-102.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spongites is Spongites fruticulosus K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithophyllum absimile Foslie & M.Howe

Type information
Type locality: Sandy Bay, near Montego Bay, Jamaica (Yoshida 1998: 573). Holotype: Howe No. 4965; no habitat data; marked "over anden art [= overgrowing another species]". TRH A3-132 (Yoshida 1998: 573).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum absimile Foslie & M.Howe 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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