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Porolithon sandvicense (Foslie) Foslie 1909

Publication details
Porolithon sandvicense (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 57

Published in: Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Diaz-Pulido G. (2018). Genomics reveals abundant speciation in the coral reef building alga Porolithon onkodes (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) (Letter). Journal of Phycology 54(4): 429-434.
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Publication date: 2018

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Porolithon is Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithophyllum dentatum f. sandvicensis Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Sandwich Islands [now the State of Hawaii of the United States] (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 225). Holotype: Barnard; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A28-1605 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 225).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum dentatum f. sandvicensis Foslie 1901
Lithophyllum sandvicense (Foslie) Foslie 1909

Taxonomic notes
Gabrielson et al. (2018), based on DNA sequencing of type specimens, demonstrated that P. sandvicense is a distinct species. - (23 Feb 2019) - Paul Gabrielson

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.

Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Diaz-Pulido G. (2018). Genomics reveals abundant speciation in the coral reef building alga Porolithon onkodes (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) (Letter). Journal of Phycology 54(4): 429-434.

Key references
Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Diaz-Pulido G. (2018). Genomics reveals abundant speciation in the coral reef building alga Porolithon onkodes (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) (Letter). Journal of Phycology 54(4): 429-434.

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2021.

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