Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep at outer reef edge
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Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie 1900: 26
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Onotoa, Gilbert Islands [Kiribati] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 217). Holotype: Finckh; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A27-1566 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 217).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 21 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.