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Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Spongitaceae
Genus Spongites

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Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep. 03 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 3 m deep at outer reef edge. 19 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep at outer reef edge. 19 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling
Hawaii; scale 10 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling
Scott Reef, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling
Hydrolithon onkodes Cakaulevu Reef Plants. 08 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

 

Spongomorpha saxatilis var. chamissonis (Ruprecht) Collins

Hydrolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep at outer reef edge
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spongites is Spongites fruticulosus K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie

Basionym
Lithothamnion onkodes Heydrich

Type information
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).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1996: 261) cites Spongites onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling 1988: 159, figs 10-14. - (21 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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