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Hydrolithon discoideum (Foslie) M.L.Mendoza & Cabioch

Publication details
Hydrolithon discoideum (Foslie) M.L.Mendoza & Cabioch 1985: 148

Published in: Mendoza, M.L. & Cabioch, J. (1985). Redéfinition comparée de deux espèces de Corallinacées d'Argentine: Pseudolithophyllum fuegianum (Heydrich) comb. nov. et Hydrolithon discoideum (Foslie) comb. nov.. Cryptogamie, Algologie 4: 141-154.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites discoideus (Foslie) D.Penrose & Woelkerling

Basionym
Lithophyllum discoideum Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Mouth of Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 73). Lectotype: P.Dusén; February 1896; TRH A9-449 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 73). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Adey & Lebednik (1967: 24). "see Adey 1970: 24 for typification" (Chamberlain (1994: 148). "It is uncertain whether Tierra del Fuego refers to Tierra del Fuego Island or the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago, and it also is uncertain whether the material was collected in Chile or Argentina." (Woelkering et al. 2005: 73).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), discoid.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 April 2014 by Paul Gabrielson

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References
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Mendoza, M.L. & Cabioch, J. (1984). Redefinition compaéce de deux espèces de Corallinacées d'Argentine: Pseudolithophyllum fuegianum (Heydrich) comb. nov. et Hydrolithon discoideum (Foslie) comb. nov. Cryptogamie Algologie 5: 141-154, 2 pls.
Mendoza, M.L. & Cabioch, J. (1985). Redéfinition comparée de deux espèces de Corallinacées d'Argentine: Pseudolithophyllum fuegianum (Heydrich) comb. nov. et Hydrolithon discoideum (Foslie) comb. nov.. Cryptogamie, Algologie 4: 141-154.

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 August 2019.

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