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Porolithon aequinoctiale (Foslie) Foslie 1909

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithophyllum aequinoctiale Foslie

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum aequinoctiale Foslie 1909

Nomenclatural notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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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.

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