Spongites onkodes ( ) Penrose &
Hydrolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling Hydrolithon onkodes
Cakaulevu Reef Plants
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Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling 1988: 173 (Table 2) (as 'Spongites wildpretii' )
Published in: Penrose, D. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1988). A taxonomic reassessment of Hydrolithon Foslie, Porolithon Foslie and Pseudolithophyllum Lemoine emend. Adey (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) and their relationships to Spongites Kützing. Phycologia 27: 159-176, 27 figs, 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie
Lithothamnion onkodes Heydrich
Type locality: Tami Island, Gulf of Huon, Papua New Guinea (Woelkerling 1998: 357). Lectotype: Bamler; March 1892; TRH A26-1494; Heydrich no. 97; designated by Adey et al., 1982: 9 (Woelkerling 1998: 357). Notes: Isolectotype: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Womersley (1996: 261) cites Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling 1988: 159, figs 10-14. - (21 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
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