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Polyporolithon patena var. incisa (Foslie) V.J.Chapman & P.G.Parkinson

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Hapalidiales
Family Hapalidiaceae
Subfamily Melobesioideae
Genus Polyporolithon


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Polyporolithon patena var. incisa (Foslie) V.J.Chapman & P.G.Parkinson
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Polyporolithon patena var. incisa (Foslie) V.J.Chapman & P.G.Parkinson
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Polyporolithon patena var. incisa (Foslie) V.J.Chapman & P.G.Parkinson
Rottnest Island, Western Australia; growing on Metamastophora flabellata. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Dictyota mediterranea (Schiffner) G.Furnari

Mesophyllum incisum (Foslie) W.H.Adey Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Polyporolithon patena var. incisa (Foslie) V.J.Chapman & P.G.Parkinson 1974: 202

Published in: Chapman, V.J. & Parkinson, P.G. (1974). Issue 3: Cryptonemiales. In: The marine algae of New Zealand. Part III. Rhodophyceae. (Chapman, V.J. Eds), pp. 155-278. Lehre: J. Cramer.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polyporolithon is Polyporolithon conchatum (Setchell & Foslie) L.R.Mason.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum incisum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Lithothamnion patena f. incisa Foslie

Type information
Type locality: near Wellington, Island Bay, North Island, New Zealand (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 342). Lectotype: W.A. Setchell No. 6354; June 1904; uppermost sublittoral zone, on Corallina and Amphiroa. TRH B17-2551 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 342). Notes: Designated by Woelkerling & Harvey (1992: 382). Not "Bay of Islands" as in some publications.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (1993). An account of southern Australian species of Mesophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 6: 571-637, 31 figs, 5 tables.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.

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