Lithothamnion onkodes Heydrich 1897

Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie

Current name: Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 3 m deep at outer reef edge - 19 November 2002. Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication Details
Lithothamnion onkodes Heydrich 1897: 6, pl. I [1]: fig. 11 a, b

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Neue Kalkalgen von Deutsch-Neu-Guinea (Kaiser Wilhelms-Land). Bibliotheca Botanica 7(41): 1-11, 1 pl.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie.

Type Information
Type locality: "An Corallenriffen von den Tami-Inseln, nordwestliche Ecke des Huon-Golfes, Deutsch-Neu-Guinea." [Tami Island, Gulf of Huon, Papua New Guinea]; (Woelkerling 1998: 357) Lectotype (designated by Adey & al., 1982: 9): Georg Bamler; March 1892; TRH; A26-1494; Heydrich no. 97 (Woelkerling 1998: 357) Notes: Isolectotype: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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