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Hapalospongidion pangoense (Setchell) Hollenberg 1942

Publication details
Hapalospongidion pangoense (Setchell) Hollenberg 1942: 532 (as 'pangoensis' )

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1942). Phycological Notes. I. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 69: 528-538.
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Publication date: 2 October 1942

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hapalospongidion is Hapalospongidion gelatinosum De A.Saunders.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesospora pangoensis (Setchell) Chihara & J.Tanaka

Basionym
Ralfsia pangoensis Setchell

Type information
Type locality: near Blacklock's Wharf, Pago Pago Harbor [Samoa: Tutuila Island] (Setchell 1924: 168). Holotype (with sporangia): June 1, 1920; crustose on basalt cobbles. UC (Setchell's collection) 1001 (Setchell 1924: 168). Notes: no. 1001 corresponds with fig. 33:3. UC 221298 (INA; Poong et al., 2017).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ralfsia pangoensis Setchell 1924

Nomenclatural notes
This combination was also proposed by Silva in Silva et al. (1996: 573). See Abbott & Huisman (2004: 169).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Tanaka, J. & Chihara, M. (1982). Morphology and taxonomy of Mesospora schmidtii Weber van Bosse, Mesosporaceae fam. nov. (Ralfsiales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 21(3): 382-389, 10 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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