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Lithophyllum hyperellum Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum hyperellum Foslie
Safety Cove, Tasmania. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Lithophyllum hyperellum Foslie
Spongites hyperella (Foslie) D.L.Penrose, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Gigartina spinosa var. runcinata (Grunow) Reichardt

Spongites hyperellus (Foslie) Penrose Spongites hyperella (Foslie) D.L.Penrose, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Publication details
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.
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Publication date: between 1.i.1900 and 25.vi.1900

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites hyperellus (Foslie) Penrose

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
See Woelkerling & Campbell (1992: 100).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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 Notes: Designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik (1967: 19); illustrated by Penrose (1990: fig. 33A-C, unpublished PhD thesis).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.

Key references
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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