Goniolithon tessellatum (M. ) &
Goniolithon tessellatum (M.Lemoine) Setchell & Mason 1943: 89
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Mason, L.R. (1943). Goniolithon and Neogoniolithon: two genera of crustaceous coralline algae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 29: 87-92.
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 Lithophyllum prototypum (Foslie) Foslie
Lithophyllum tessellatum Me.Lemoine
Type locality: Galápagos (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 250).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2019.