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Porolithon oligocarpum (Foslie) Foslie 1909

Publication details
Porolithon oligocarpum (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 57

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Porolithon is Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie.

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

Basionym
Lithophyllum oligocarpum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Orotava [Puerto de la Cruz], Tenerife, Islas Canarias (Woelkerling 1998: 320). Holotype: C. Sauvageau; Dec. 1904 - Feb. 1905; TRH A27-1585, includes slide 1013 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 220). Notes: Holotype fragment: PC (apparently missing).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum oligocarpum Foslie 1906

Taxonomic notes
Gabrielson et al. (2018), based on DNA sequencing of type material, demonstrated that P. oligocarpum is a distinct species. - (23 Feb 2019) - Paul Gabrielson

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Diaz-Pulido G. (2018). Genomics reveals abundant speciation in the coral reef building alga Porolithon onkodes (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) (Letter). Journal of Phycology 54(4): 429-434.

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