Corallophila kleiwegii Weber Bosse 1923
Corallophila kleiwegii Weber Bosse 1923: 339, figs 129, 130
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Corallophila.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Neotype locality: Soccoro, Kapingamarangi Atoll, Federated States of Micronesia; (Norris 1993: 339) Neotype: J.Newhouse; 8 Dec. 1953; BISH; 504926 (on a slide) (Norris 1993: 339) Notes: Huisman (2018: 411) notes: "This species was originally described based on a specimen from Nias Island, Sumatra, Indonesia, collected by Dr Kleiweg De Zwaan. According to Norris (: 392–394), no specimens could be located in Leiden, and he therefore proposed neotypification."
This is a marine species.
Created: 22 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 08 October 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 October 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2022