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Neogoniolithon affine (Foslie & M.Howe) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Publication details
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.

Type species
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.

Basionym
Goniolithon affine Foslie & M.Howe

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Goniolithon affine Foslie & M.Howe 1907

General environment
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).

South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Rao & Gupta 2015).

Key references
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.

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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.

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