Porolithon marshallense W.R.Taylor 1950

Publication Details
Porolithon marshallense W.R.Taylor 1950: 128, 209; pl. 67; pl. 76: fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1950). Plants of Bikini and other northern Marshall Islands. pp. [i]-xv, [1]- 227, 79 pls. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Kabella Island, Rongelap Atoll, Marshall Islands; (Woelkerling 1998: 389) Holotype: W.R. Taylor; 28.vii.1946; MICH; Taylor no. 46-627 (Woelkerling 1998: 389) Notes: Isotypes: PC, Taylor 46-627, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); BM, algal box collection 1015 (Tittley et al., 1984: 13); L 948.175-58 (Woelkerling & Verheij, 1995: 64, fig. 3).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 March 2014

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