Spongites tunicatus

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Taxonavigation: Corallinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Corallinophycidae
Ordo: Corallinales

Familia: Corallinaceae
Subfamilia: Porolithoideae
Genus: Spongites
Species: Spongites tunicatus


Spongites tunicatus D.Penrose, 1996

  • Type locality: Variety Bay, Bruny I., Tasmania, Australia.
  • Holotype: Woelkerling, Platt & Brown; 1983-02-17; LTB 12980, illustrated in Fig. 13B-D. Also illustrated by Penrose (1990: figs 59, 60).


  • Penrose, D. 1996. Genus Spongites Kützing. In: The Marine Benthic Flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. PartIII, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 273–280. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study. Reference page. : 278, 279
  • Spongites tunicatus at Electronic Flora of South Australia.
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Spongites tunicatus. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2017-08-17.