Polyporolithon patena var. incisa ( ) V.J. & P.G.
Mesophyllum incisum (Foslie) W.H.Adey Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© John Huisman (email@example.com)
Polyporolithon patena var. incisa (Foslie) V.J.Chapman & P.G.Parkinson 1974: 202
Published in: Chapman, V.J. & Parkinson, P.G. (1974). Issue 3: Cryptonemiales. In: The marine algae of New Zealand. Part III. Rhodophyceae. (Chapman, V.J. Eds), pp. 155-278. Lehre: J. Cramer.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polyporolithon is Polyporolithon conchatum (Setchell & Foslie) L.R.Mason.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum incisum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Type locality: near Wellington, Island Bay, North Island, New Zealand (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 342). Lectotype: W.A. Setchell No. 6354; June 1904; uppermost sublittoral zone, on Corallina and Amphiroa. TRH B17-2551 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 342). Notes: Designated by Woelkerling & Harvey (1992: 382). Not "Bay of Islands" as in some publications.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (1993). An account of southern Australian species of Mesophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 6: 571-637, 31 figs, 5 tables.
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.
Created: 31 December 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 350 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=66068
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 August 2019.