Spongites tunicatus D.L.Penrose 1996

Publication Details
Spongites tunicatus D.L.Penrose 1996: 278, 279

Published in: Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Spongites Kützing. 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.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spongites is Spongites fruticulosus Kützing.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Variety Bay, , Bruny I., Tasmania, Australia; (Penrose 1996: 279) Holotype: Woelkerling, Platt & Brown; 17 February 1983; LTB; 12980 illustrated in Fig. 13B-D (Penrose 1996: 279) Notes: The type is also illustrated by Penrose (1990: figs 59, 60).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 January 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022

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