Neogoniolithon affine ( & M. ) & L.R.
Neogoniolithon affine (Foslie & M.Howe) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943: 91
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 (holotype) of the genus Neogoniolithon is Neogoniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Setchell & L.R.Mason.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Goniolithon affine Foslie & M.Howe
Type locality: Culebra Island, Puerto Rico (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 95). Holotype: M.A.Howe; 4.iii.1906; near low water mark. TRH A12-622 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 95).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).
Goniolithon affine Foslie & M.Howe 1907
This is a marine species.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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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 24 January 2019.