Spongites hyperellus (Foslie) Penrose Spongites hyperella (Foslie) D.L.Penrose, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Lithophyllum hyperellum Foslie 1900: 27
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
Publication date: between 1.i.1900 and 25.vi.1900
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites hyperellus (Foslie) Penrose
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See Woelkerling & Campbell (1992: 100).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Western Port, Victoria (Penrose 1996: 275). Lectotype: J. Gabriel ; 1899; 3-5 fathoms. TRH A4-190 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 46). Notes: Designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik (1967: 19); illustrated by Penrose (1990: fig. 33A-C, unpublished PhD thesis).
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.
Source of current name
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Spongites Kützing. In: The Marine benthic flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 273-280. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 15 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2019.