Goniolithon fosliei ( )
Goniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Foslie 1903: 470, pl. XXV: fig. 3
Published in: Foslie, M. (1903). The lithothamnia of the Maldives and Lacadives. In: The fauna and geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes. Vol. 1. (Gardiner, J.S. Eds), pp. 460-471. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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 Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Lithothamnion fosliei Heydrich
Type locality: El Tor, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 110). Lectotype: Heydrich No. 59; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A14-742 (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 110).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Neogoniolithon Setchell & Mason 1943: 90. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 280-283. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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.
Created: 21 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2019.