Hydrolithon boreale


Taxonavigation: Corallinales 

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

Familia: Corallinaceae
Subfamilia: Hydrolithoideae
Genus: Hydrolithon
Species: Hydrolithon boreale


Hydrolithon boreale (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain, 1994


  • Basionym
    • Melobesia farinosa f. borealis Foslie, 1905
      • Lectotype locality: Roundstone, Co. Galway, Ireland.
      • Lectotype: M.H. Foslie; 18 April 1899; “"sample a"” on Gigartina [Mastocarpus stellatus]. TRH A15-884. (designated by Chamberlain 1994: 116). Syntypes from Sweden (Koster), Denmark (Nyköbing Mors), and Norway (Hvalöerne).
  • Homotypic
  • Heterotypic


  • Chamberlain, Y.M. 1994. Mastophoroideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 113–158. London: HMSO. Reference page. : 116, figs 3B, 50, 51, 66
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Hydrolithon boreale. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 11 August 2017.