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Hydrolithon rupestre (Foslie) Penrose

Publication details
Hydrolithon rupestre (Foslie) Penrose 1996: 265, fig. 121 (as 'rupestris' )

Published in: Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Hydrolithon (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 55. In: The Marine benthic flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 255-266. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Harveylithon rupestre (Foslie) A.Rösler, Perfectti, V.Peña & J.C.Braga

Basionym
Lithophyllum rupestre Foslie

Type information
Holotype locality: Ocean Beach, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 100). Holotype: C.J. Gabriel; April 1905; TRH A3-149 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 41). Notes: Type pictured by Printz (1929, pl. LIV, fig. 1 as Lithophyllum) and Penrose (1990, fig. 54A-D).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Occurs commonly on intertidal rock platforms (Penrose in Womersley 1996: 266).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Hydrolithon rupestre (Foslie) Penrose)
Europe: Croatia (Wolf & al. 2015 ).

Atlantic Islands: St Peter and St Paul Archipelago (Mendes Crespo et al. 2014).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Mendes Crespo et al. 2014).

South America: Brazil (Villas-Bôas & al. 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Penrose 1996), New Zealand (Nelson 2012), South Australia (Penrose 1996), Victoria (Penrose 1996), Western Australia (Penrose 1996).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), French Polynesia (Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000, N'Yeurt & Payri 2010).

Source of current name
Rösler, A., Perfectti, F., Peña, V. & Braga, J.C. (2016). Phylogenetic relationships of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): taxonomic implications for reef-building corallines. Journal of Phycology 52(3): 412-431.

Key references
Mendes Crespo, T., Gama Bahia, R. da, Maneveldt, G.W. & Amado-Filho, G.M. (2014). Floristic composition of crustose coralline algae from the St. Peter and St. Paul Archipelago, a summit of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Phytotaxa 190(1): 17-37, 17 fig., 3 tables.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Villas-Bôas, A.B., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Tâmega, F.T.S., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W. & Figueredo, M.A.O. (2015). Rhodolith-forming species of the subfamilies Neogoniolithoideae and Hydrolithoideae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) from Espírito Santo State, Brazil. Phytotaxa 222(3): 169-184, 18 figs, 4 tables.

Wolf, M.A., Maneveldt, G.W., Kaleb, S., Moro, I. & Falace, A. (2015). Morphological and molecular characterization of Hydrolithon rupestre (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta): first report from the Mediterranean Sea. Phytotaxa 224(1): 59-71.

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References
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Wolf, M.A., Maneveldt, G.W., Kaleb, S., Moro, I. & Falace, A. (2015). Morphological and molecular characterization of Hydrolithon rupestre (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta): first report from the Mediterranean Sea. Phytotaxa 224(1): 59-71.

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