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Goniolithon yendoi Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Dermatolitheae
Genus Goniolithon

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Goniolithon yendoi Foslie
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal with Garden Limpet and Gelidium micropteron. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal with Garden Limpet and Gelidium micropteron
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Goniolithon yendoi Foslie 1900: 25

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Goniolithon is Goniolithon papillosum (Zanardini ex Hauck) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 272). Lectotype: K. Yendo No. 66; April 1899; TRH A1-53 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 30). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Foslie (1904a: expl. pl. XI). Chamberlain (1993: 102) cites Shimodo Harbour, Izul, Japan as the type locality.

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.

Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1993). Observations on the crustose coralline red alga Spongites yendoi (Foslie) comb. nov. in South-Africa and its relationship to S. decipiens (Foslie) comb. nov. and Lithophyllum natalense Foslie. Phycologia 32: 100-115, 56 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Spongites K├╝tzing. In: The Marine benthic flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 273-280. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 06 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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