Spongites absimilis (Foslie & M.Howe) Afonso-Carrillo 1988

Publication Details
Spongites absimilis (Foslie & M.Howe) Afonso-Carrillo 1988: 98

Published in: Afonso-Carrillo, J. (1988). Structure and reproduction of Spongites wildpretii sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Canary Islands, with observations and comments on Spongites absimile comb. nov. British Phycological Journal 23: 89-102.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spongites is Spongites fruticulosus K├╝tzing.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithophyllum absimile Foslie & M.Howe

Type Information
Type locality: Sandy Bay, near Montego Bay, Jamaica; (Yoshida 1998: 573) Holotype: Howe No. 4965; no habitat data; marked "over anden art [= overgrowing another species]"; TRH; A3-132 (Yoshida 1998: 573)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 September 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 September 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2022

 
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