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Sporolithon eltorensis J.Richards & P.W.Gabrielson

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sporolithon is Sporolithon ptychoides Heydrich.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sporolithon eltorensis J.Richards & P.W.Gabrielson)
Africa: Egypt (Richards et al. 2017 ).

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