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Porolithon craspedium f. abbreviatum (Foslie) Lemoine 1911

Publication details
Porolithon craspedium f. abbreviatum (Foslie) Lemoine 1911: 163 ('abbreviata')

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Porolithon is Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon gardineri (Foslie) Verheij & Prud'homme

Lithophyllum craspedium f. abbreviatum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Funafuti, Fualopa, Tuvalu (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 218). Lectotype: Anon.; 16.ix.1898; no habitat data on type. TRH A27-1581 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 218).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 237), this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Hydrolithon gardineri but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.

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