Porolithon craspedium   (Foslie) Foslie,  1909 (Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Corallinales
Family:Corallinaceae

Description

Synonym (s)
Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P. C. Silva, 1996
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.25) (Long: 79.22) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA (Record: 30/03/1979)
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island, Galaxea Reef INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Krishnamurthy, V and Jayagopal, K (1987) Studies on the crustose coralline algae of the Tamilnadu coast IV. Mastophoroidae. The genera Porolithon, Hydrolithon and Pneophyllum Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Marine Fishereies-623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 10(1) 81-96 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Krishnamurthy, V and Jayagopal, K (1995) Calcareous algae of the Galaxea Reef, Krusadi Island, Tamil Nadu Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 17(1-2) 117-121 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

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