Spongites tumidus (Foslie) K.A.Miller, P.W.Gabrielson, Miklasz, E. van der Merwe & Maneveldt 2015
Spongites tumidus (Foslie) K.A.Miller, P.W.Gabrielson, Miklasz, E. van der Merwe & Maneveldt 2015: 480, figs 25-38 (as 'tumidum')
Published in: van der Merwe, E., Miklasz, K., Channing, A., Maneveldt, G.W. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2015). DNA sequencing resolves species of Spongites (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Northeast Pacific and South Africa, including S. agulhensis sp. nov.. Phycologia 54(5): 471-490.
Publication date: 4 September 2015
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chamberlainium tumidum (Foslie) Caragnano, Foetisch, Maneveldt & Payri.
Lithophyllum tumidum Foslie
Type locality: Monterey, Monterey County, California; (van der Merwe & al. 2015: 480) Notes: Lectotype: TRH (A3-138), unnumbered, May 1885, W.G Farlow; isolectotype: UC 341301 (van der Merwe et al. 2015: 480). See Lithophyllum farlowii Foslie.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen (Brown 1946).
This is a marine species.
Created: 18 November 2015 by G.M. Guiry.
Last updated: 29 August 2018
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022