Polyporolithon conchatum ( & ) L.R.
Polyporolithon conchatum (Setchell & Foslie) L.R.Mason 1953: 317
Published in: Mason, L.R. (1953). The crustaceous coralline algae of the Pacific coast of the United States, Canada and Alaska. University of California Publications in Botany 26: 313-389, Plates 27-46.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Polyporolithon.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum conchatum (Setchell & Foslie) W.H.Adey
Type locality: Point Joe, Monterey County, California (Athanasiadis, Lebednik & Adey 2004: 140). Lectotype: not indicated; 10 January 1899; "paa [= on] Cheilosporum". TRH B7-2541 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 340). Notes: Lectotype (figs 54-64): Includes two slides(#729 and #1578). Isolectotype: In UC 737624.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Athanasiadis, A., Lebednik, P. & Adey, W.H. (2004). The genus Mesophyllum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the northern Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 43: 126-165.
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], -130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 01 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 July 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2019.