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Neogoniolithon megalocystum (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Publication details
Neogoniolithon megalocystum (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943: 90

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.

Goniolithon megalocystum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: [anchorage off] Kawio and Kamboling Islands, [Karkaralong group] Indonesia (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 78). Type: [Weber-van Bosse]; 22-23.vii.1899; no habitat data on type. L 991.239.234, Siboga Expedition Collection No. 965 (Yoshida 1998: 604). Notes: Holotype is listed as TRH A10-488 in Woelkering et al. (2005: 78), who also add, "Locality information incorrectly given in protologue, Adey & Lebednik 1967: 25 and in above references to holotype. Corrected locality information taken from Weber 1902. Collection date not given in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 25]"

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Goniolithon megalocystum Foslie 1904
Lithophyllum megalocystum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1917

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Goniolithon notarisii f. pacificum Foslie 1907
Neogoniolithon pacificum (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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