Spongites hyperellus (Foslie) Penrose 1996
Spongites hyperellus (Foslie) PenroseSafety Cove, TasmaniaJ.M. Huisman
Spongites hyperellus (Foslie) Penrose 1996: 275
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.
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Lithophyllum hyperellum Foslie
Type locality: Western Port, Victoria; (Penrose 1996: 275) Lectotype: J. Gabriel ; 1899; 3-5 fathoms; TRH; A4-190 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 46) Notes: Designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik (1967: 19); illustrated by Penrose (1990: fig. 33A-C, unpublished PhD thesis).
This is a marine species.
Womersely (1984: 47) considered the species to be a dominant alga in the lower intertidal zone along Tasmanian coasts subject to strong wave action (Pentose in Womersely 1996: 275).
Created: 24 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022