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Hydrolithon conicum E.Y.Dawson

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Hydrolithaceae
Subfamily Hydrolithoideae
Genus Hydrolithon

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Hydrolithon conicum E.Y.Dawson
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Hydrolithon conicum E.Y.Dawson
Hawaii; surface with conceptacle openings. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Hydrolithon conicum E.Y.Dawson
Hawaii; trichocyte fields (black arrow) and conceptacles (white arrow); scale 300 µm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Publication details
Hydrolithon conicum E.Y.Dawson 1960: 27, pl. 19: figs 1-3

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 Dawsoniolithon conicum (E.Y.Dawson) Caragnano, Foetisch, Maneveldt & Payri

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cone-shaped.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla Socorro, Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico (Dawson 1960: 28). Type: Dawon 12148; Nov. 19, 1953; Intertidal reef at Binners Cove. US Dawson 12148 (Yoshida 1998: 609). Notes: An isotype is in Herb. A. Hancock Foundation. Type locality: Binners Cove, Isla Socorro, Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico (South & Skelton, 2003). Isotype: UC 1883778 (Caragnano et al, 2018).

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Source of current name
Caragnano, A., Foetisch, A., Maneveldt, G.W., Millet, L., Liu, L.C., Lin, S.M., Rodondi, G. & Payri, C.E. (2018). Revision of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): recognizing Dawsoniolithon gen. nov., Parvicellularium gen. nov. and Chamberlainoideae subfam. nov. containing Chamberlainium gen. nov. and Pneophyllum. Journal of Phycology 54(3): 391-409.

Key references
Keats, D.W., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Baba, M. (1997). Pneophyllum conicum (Dawson) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae), a widespread Indo-Pacific non-genienlate coralline alga that overgrows and kills coral. Botanica Marina 40(4): 263-279.

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