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Goniolithon elatocarpum var. australasicum Foslie

Publication details
Goniolithon elatocarpum var. australasicum Foslie 1901: 19 (as 'australasica' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(6): 1-24.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Goniolithon is Goniolithon papillosum (Zanardini ex Hauck) Foslie.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Womersley (1996: 183) notes that this belongs to Lithothamnion but is considered of uncertain status because of the poor condition of the type material. - (26 Mar 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Port [Bay], Victoria, Australia (Womersley 1996: 183). Holotype: Gabriel; 1899; no habitat data on type. TRH B2-1686 [slide 524 and fragment in box maked 524] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 239).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 26 March 2009 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 05 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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