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Lithophyllum yendoi (Foslie) Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum yendoi (Foslie) Foslie
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal with Garden Limpet and Gelidium micropteron. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal with Garden Limpet and Gelidium micropteron
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Lithophyllum yendoi (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 20

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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Publication date: between 1.i.1900 and 25.vi.1900

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

Basionym
Goniolithon yendoi Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 272). Lectotype: K. Yendo No. 66; April 1899; TRH A1-53 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 30). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Foslie (1904a: expl. pl. XI). Chamberlain (1993: 102) cites Shimodo Harbour, Izul, Japan as the type locality.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1993). Observations on the crustose coralline red alga Spongites yendoi (Foslie) comb. nov. in South-Africa and its relationship to S. decipiens (Foslie) comb. nov. and Lithophyllum natalense Foslie. Phycologia 32: 100-115, 56 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Spongites K├╝tzing. In: The Marine benthic flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 273-280. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (1993). Observations on the crustose coralline red alga Spongites yendoi (Foslie) comb. nov. in South-Africa and its relationship to S. decipiens (Foslie) comb. nov. and Lithophyllum natalense Foslie. Phycologia 32: 100-115, 56 figs, 1 table.

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