Sporolithon eltorensis J.Richards & P.W.
Sporolithon eltorensis J.Richards & P.W.Gabrielson in Richards et al. 2017: 1053, fig. 7
Published in: Richards, J.L., Sauvage, T., Schmidt, W.E., Fredericq, S., Hughey, J.R. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2017). The coralline genera Sporolithon and Heydrichia (Sporolithales, Rhodophyta) clarified by sequencing type material of their generitypes and other species. Journal of Phycology 53(5): 1044-1059.
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This is a marine species.
Type locality: Gulf of Suez, El Tor, Egypt (28°14.080'N, 33°36.174'E) (Richards et al. 2017: 1053). Holotype: Will Schmidt, Daniela Gabriel & Thomas Sauvage; 8.v.2012; on sand and coral bottom, 1-2 m deep. NCU 606659 (Richards et al. 2017: 1053). Notes: Paratype ("isotype"): specimen LAF 5767, Gulf of Aqaba, Dahab, Egypt (28°28.654'N, 34°30.698'E), 1-2 m deep, collected by Will Schmidt, Daniela Gabriel & Thomas Sauvage.
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Africa: Egypt (Richards et al. 2017 ).
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