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Porolithon gardineri f. subhemisphaericum (Foslie) W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Porolithon gardineri f. subhemisphaericum (Foslie) W.R.Taylor 1950: 129 ('subhemisphaerica')

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 gardineri (Foslie) Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine

Basionym
Lithophyllum gardineri f. subhemisphaericum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: reef, Egmont Atoll, Chagos Archipelago [Indian Ocean] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 223). Lectotype: J. Stanley Gardiner; vi.1905; no habitat data on type. TRH A28-2776 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 223).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 237), this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Hydrolithon gardineri but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 21 August 2019.

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