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Lithophyllum dentatum f. sandvicensis Foslie 1901

Publication details
Lithophyllum dentatum f. sandvicensis Foslie 1901: 11

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(6): 1-24.
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Publication date: 18.ii.1901

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porolithon sandvicense (Foslie) 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).

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Gabrielson et al. (2018), based on DNA sequencing of type material, showed that Lithophyllum dentatum f. sandvicensis basionym of Porolithon sandvicense is not the same species as P. onkodes. Earlier Maneveldt & Keats (2014), based on morpho-anatomy of L. dentatum f. sandvicensis type material, had placed P. sandvicense in synonymy under P. onkodes. - (1 Mar 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
Maneveldt, G.W. & Keats, D.W. (2014). Taxonomic review based on new data of the reef-building alga Porolithon onkodes (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) along with other taxa found to be conspecific. Phytotaxa 190(1): 216-249, 67 fig., 2 tables.

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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Verified by: 01 March 2019 by Paul Gabrielson

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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 24 October 2021.

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