Spongites dentatus Kützing 1841

Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie

Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) FoslieMediterraneanMirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it)

Publication Details
Spongites dentatus Kützing 1841: 33

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1841). Ueber die "Polypieres calcifères" des Lamouroux. In: Zu der öffentlichen Prüfung sämmtlicher Classen der Realschule zu Nordhausen ... 1841. (Fischer, K.C.F. Eds), pp. [3]-34. Nordhausen: Realschule.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spongites is Spongites fruticulosus Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie.

Type Information
Type locality: Neapel [Gulf of Naples] ; (Woelkerling 1985: 129) Holotype: L; 943.7-69 (Woelkerling 1985: 125)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 January 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022

 
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