Porolithon aequinoctiale ( ) 1909
Porolithon aequinoctiale (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 57
Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Lithophyllum aequinoctiale Foslie
Type locality: St. Thomé [= São Tomé], Rotas Island, [São Tomé and Príncipe] (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 220). Holotype: Quintas; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A28-1587 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 220).
Lithophyllum aequinoctiale Foslie 1909
Originally described as Lithophyllum aequinoctiale (Foslie 1909: 47) but later in the same paper (Foslie 1909: 57) transferred without change in rank into his newly established genus Porolithon. - (13 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 19 June 2002 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2021.