Porolithon craspedium ( )
Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva Palau Islands, West Pacific
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Porolithon craspedium (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 57
Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva
Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie
Type locality: Onotoa, Gilbert Islands [Kiribati] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 217). Holotype: Finckh; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A27-1566 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 217).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
South & Skelton (2003) cite this as a synonym of Hydrolitthon craspedium (Foslie) P. C. Silva in Silva et al. 1996.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 21 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 21 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Maneveldt, G.W. & Keats, D.W. (2016). Taxonomic review based on new morpho-anatomical data of the algae Porolithon craspedium and P. gardineri (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta), and comments on other taxa ascribed to the genus. Phytotaxa 289(1): 1-35, 69 fig., 3 tables.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2019.