Spongites agulhensis Maneveldt, E.van der Merwe & P.W.Gabrielson 2015

Publication Details
Spongites agulhensis Maneveldt, E.van der Merwe & P.W.Gabrielson 2015: 475, figs 12-24

Published in: van der Merwe, E., Miklasz, K., Channing, A., Maneveldt, G.W. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2015). DNA sequencing resolves species of Spongites (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Northeast Pacific and South Africa, including S. agulhensis sp. nov.. Phycologia 54(5): 471-490.

Publication date: 4 September 2015

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 Chamberlainium agulhense (Maneveldt, E.van der Merwe & P.W.Gabrielson) Caragnano, Foetisch, Maneveldt & Payri.

Type Information
Type locality: Stinkbaai, L'Agulhas, Cape Agulhas, Western Cape Province, South Africa (34°49'26.26"S, 20°01'0.69E); (van der Merwe & al. 2015: 475) Holotype: Gavin W. Maneveldt; 21 October 2011; epilithic on shale platform, upper intertidal ; L; 0820786 (van der Merwe & al. 2015: 475, fig. 12) Notes: Isotype: UWC 11/53.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 September 2015 by Paul Gabrielson.

Last updated: 30 August 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2022

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