Lithothamnion ponderosum Foslie 1897: 15
Published in: Foslie, M. (1897). On some Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1897(1): 1-20.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites africanus (Foslie) J.Afonso-Carrillo, M.Chacana & M.Sanson
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St. Thomé [= São Tomé Island], [São Tomé and Príncipe] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 220). Holotype: Anon.; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A27-1586 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 220).
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 20 September 2004 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2018.