Hydrolithon abyssophila , D.L. & H.Ruiz
Hydrolithon abyssophila Athanasiadis, D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruiz 2013: 496, figs 1-17
Published in: Athanasiadis, A., Ballantine, D.L. & Ruiz, H. (2013). Hydrolithon abyssophila sp. nov. (Hydrolithoideae, Corallinales), a bisporic coralline from the insular shelf edge of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (US). Botanica Marina 56(5/6): 495-505 , 17 figs, 1 table.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.
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Thalli encrust corals, polychaetes, bryozoans and rocks at sublittoral sites (30 m to at least 76 m depth), in caves, under rocks, in crevices, and generally in shady habitats (Athanasiadis et al., 2013). - (1 May 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: "Hole in the Wall" shelf edge, off La Parguera, Puerto Rico (Athanasiadis, Ballantine & Ruiz 2013: 497). Holotype (bisporophytes): H. Ruiz; 5 May 2009; ca. 50 m, on corals. MSM (unnumbered) (Athanasiadis, Ballantine & Ruiz 2013: 496, 497). Notes: Holotype: Athanas.PR-135A. Isotypes: in GB (Athanas. PR-135B); in US (Athanas. PR-135C); in herb. Athanas. (PR-135D).
Created: 28 February 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 28 June 2019 by Paul Gabrielson
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Athanasiadis, A., Ballantine, D.L. & Ruiz, H. (2013). Hydrolithon abyssophila sp. nov. (Hydrolithoideae, Corallinales), a bisporic coralline from the insular shelf edge of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (US). Botanica Marina 56(5/6): 495-505 , 17 figs, 1 table.
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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 13 December 2019.