Spongites absimilis ( & M. ) Afonso-Carrillo
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
Lithophyllum absimile Foslie & M.Howe 1907
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.
(as Spongites absimilis (Foslie & M.Howe) Afonso-Carrillo)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
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.
Created: 06 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 17 February 2019.