Polyporolithon reclinatum ( ) 1953
Polyporolithon reclinatum (Foslie) Mason 1953: 319, pl. 80
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polyporolithon is Polyporolithon conchatum (Setchell & Foslie) L.R.Mason.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neopolyporolithon reclinatum (Foslie) W.H.Adey & H.W.Johansen
Holotype locality: "Botany Beach", Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada (Adey & al. 2015: 198). Holotype: K. Yendo; vii.1901; "paa [= on] Cheilosporum frondescens, on a shell of Mya, between tide marks". TRH B17-2590 (Adey & al. 2015: 198).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Adey, W.H. & Johansen, H.W. (1972). Morphology and taxonomy of Corallinaceae with special reference to Clathromorphum, Mesophyllum, and Neopolyporolithon gen. nov. (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales). Phycologia 11: 159-180, 69 figs, 1 table.
Created: 27 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 April 2015 by G.M. Guiry
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