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Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Porolithaceae
Subfamily Porolithoideae
Genus Porolithon

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Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep at outer reef edge. 19 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep at outer reef edge. 19 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie
Hydrolithon craspedium Cakaulevu Reef Plants. 08 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

 

Rhizoclonium riparium var. validum (Foslie) De Toni

Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 57

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Porolithon is Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva

Basionym
Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie

Type information
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).

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

Taxonomic notes
South & Skelton (2003) cite this as a synonym of Hydrolitthon craspedium (Foslie) P. C. Silva in Silva et al. 1996.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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: 21 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Maneveldt, G.W. & Keats, D.W. (2016). Taxonomic review based on new morpho-anatomical data of the algae Porolithon craspedium and P. gardineri (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta), and comments on other taxa ascribed to the genus. Phytotaxa 289(1): 1-35, 69 fig., 3 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2019.

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