Symbiodinium spongiolum M.S.Hill & LaJeunesse
Symbiodinium spongiolum M.S.Hill & LaJeunesse in Ramsby et al. 2017: 953, 954, figs 4B
Published in: Ramsby, B.D., Hill, M.S., Thornhill, D.J., Steenhuizen, S.F., Achlatis, M., Lewis, A.M., & LaJeunesse, T.C. (2017). Sibling species of mutualistic Symbiodinium clade G from bioeroding sponges in the western Pacific and western Atlantic Oceans. Journal of Phycology 53(5): 951-960.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Symbiodinium is Symbiodinium voratum H.J.Jeong, SY.Lee, N.S.Kang & LaJeunesse.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Florida Keys, United States of America in rhe greater Caribbean (24°39'35.44"N, 81°27'07.41"W) (Ramsby et al. 2017: 954). Holotype: Malcolm S. Hill; February 2017; in Clione varians; depth of 1 m. US 223180 (preserved cells) (Ramsby et al. 2017: 954).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Symbiodinium spongiolum M.S.Hill & LaJeunesse)
North America: Florida (Ramsby et al. 2017).
Central America: Belize (Ramsby et al. 2017).
Caribbean Islands: St Thomas (Ramsby et al. 2017).
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2018.