Hydrolithon cymodoceae (Foslie) Penrose 1992
Hydrolithon cymodoceae (Foslie) Penrose 1992: 89, figs 1-30
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.
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Melobesia cymodoceae Foslie
Type locality: Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; (Wilks & Woelkerling 1991: 527) Lectotype: F. v. Mueller; 1862; "paa blade af [= on blades of] Cymodocea antarctica"; TRH; A15-797 (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 116) Notes: Designated by Adey & Lebednik (1967: 32).
This is a marine species.
Found growing predominantly on leaves and stems of the seagrass, Amphibolis antarctica; also found growing on the brown alga, Acrocarpia paniculata (Turner) Areschoug (Penrose 1992: 95).
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 21 April 2009
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 April 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022