Hydrolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling 1992

Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie

Current name: Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie
Scott Reef, Western Australia - 25 May 2011. John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Hydrolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose & Woelkerling 1992: 83, figs 4, 5

Published in: Penrose, D. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1992). A reappraisal of Hydrolithon and its relationship to Spongites (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 31: 81-88, 7 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.

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

Basionym
Lithothamnion onkodes Heydrich

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.

Habitat
Essentially a tropical species; reef edge or pools; reef top in surf; 0.5-3 m deep (Womersley 1996: 263).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 December 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 December 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2024

 
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