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Hydrolithon samoënse (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain

Publication details
Hydrolithon samoënse (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain 1994: 15, figs 31-54

Published in: Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Three species of Hydrolithon (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae): Hydrolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Penrose and Woelkerling, Hydrolithon superficiale sp. nov., and H. samoënse (Foslie) comb. nov. from South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 60: 8-21, 54 figs.

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 samoënse (Foslie) A.Rösler, Perfectti, V.Peña & J.C.Braga

Basionym
Lithophyllum samoënse Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Satana, Savai'i Island, Western Samoa (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 126). Lectotype: Reichinger; July 1905; TRH A2-111, includes slides 1099 (missing), 1100 and 1101; designated by Woelkerling, 1993, 193 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 36). Notes: Paratype: PC unnumbered, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (box collection, filed under Lithothamnion decipiens). See Woelkerling (1998: 324). This type locality was first recorded by Adey & Lebednik (1967: 17)

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Neogoniolithon illitus (M.Lemoine) Afonso-Carrillo 1984

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Neogoniolithon illitus (M.Lemoine) Afonso-Carrillo)
Atlantic Islands: Cape Verde Islands (Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005).

(as Hydrolithon samoënse (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain)
Europe: Britain (Chamberlain 1994, Irvine & Chamberlain 1994, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie et al. 2016), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Ireland (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994), Spain (Chamberlain 1994).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Cape Verde Islands (John et al. 2004, Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005).

Africa: South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Indian Ocean Islands: Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Rao & Gupta 2015), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Tsutsui et al. 2005, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: China (Xia 2013), Japan (Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Nelson 2012), Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Bailey, Gabel & Freshwater 2004).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003), French Polynesia (Payri, N'Yeurt & Orempuller 2000), Samoan Archipelago (Skelton & South 1999).

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
Bailey, J.C., Gabel, J.E. & Freshwater, D.W. (2004). Nuclear 18S rRNA gene sequence analyses indicate that the Mastophoroideae (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) is a polyphyletic taxon. Phycologia 43: 3-12.

Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Mastophoroideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 113-158. London: HMSO.

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.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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References
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Maneveldt, G.W., van der Merve, E. & Keats, D.W. (2015). Taxonomic review of Hydrolithon samoënse (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and other taxa found to be conspecific. Phytotaxa 192(4): 230-253.

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