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.
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.
(as Goniolithon affine Foslie & M.Howe)
Caribbean Islands: Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960).
(as Neogoniolithon affine (Foslie & M.Howe) Setchell & L.R.Mason)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
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
Verified by: 23 May 2008 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 17 February 2019.