Sporolithon erythraeum   (Rothpletz) Kylin,  1956 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Corallinales
Family:Sporolithaceae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Archaeolithothamnion erythraeum (Rothpletz) Foslie, 1900
(Homotypic synonym)
Lithothamnion erythraeum Rothpletz, 1893
Sporolithon erythraeum (Rothpletz) Kylin, 1956
Sporolithon ptychoides f. durum Heydrich, 1897
(Heterotypic synonym)
Archaeolithothamnion erythraeum f. durum (Heydrich) Foslie, 1904
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchendur (Lat: 8.48) (Long: 78.12) INDIA (Record: 21/11/1979)
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• INDIA
• Java INDONESIA
• MALDIVES
• MAURITIUS
• SRI LANKA

Literature Source(s)
  • Krishnamurthy, V and Jayagopal, K (1985) Studies on the crustose coralline algae of the Tamil Nadu coast I. Melobesioideae Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Marine Fishereies-623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 8(1-2) 65-73 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Bolton, JJ; Oyieke, HA and Gwada, P (2007) The seaweeds of Kenya: Checklist, history of seaweed study, coastal environment, and analysis of seaweed diversity and biogeography South African Journal of Botany 73 76-88 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Oza, RM and Zaidi, SH (2001) A revised checklist of Indian marine algae 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
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Magruder, WH and Hunt, JW (1999) Seaweeds of Hawaii Available at - http://www.coralreefnetwork.com/marlife/stepath/Default.htm

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