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IOC entry for Spongites yendoi

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Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Chamberlain

Goniolithon yendoi Foslie, 1900a: 25–26 (lectotype locality: Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan fide Foslie, 1904a: expl. pl. XI).

Lithophyllum yendoi (Foslie) Foslie, 1900e: 20.—Adey & Lebednik, 1967: 15 (Mauritius and Java specimens).— Segonzac, 1983: table 1.— Segonzac, 1984: 102, pl. 1: fig. 7, table 1.

Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Chamberlain, 1993: 102–107, figs. 2–25 (including Indian Ocean record).—Branch et al., 1994: 134, 340, pl. 162.4.

Taxonomic synonym:

* Lithophyllum natalense Foslie, 1907a: 24 (type locality: Natal, South Africa).—De Toni, 1924: 674.— Foslie, 1929: 36, pl. LIII: figs. 5, 6.— Adey & Lebednik, 1967: 16.— Chamberlain, 1993: 111–112, figs. 28, 33, 39, 40, 54–56.— Woelkerling, 1993: 156–157.

Pseudolithophyllum natalense (Foslie) Adey, 1970: 13.

INDIAN OCEAN DISTRIBUTION: Comoro Islands, Indonesia (Java), Mauritius, Réunion, South Africa.

Note: The synonymy was proposed by Chamberlain (l.c.).

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