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Goniolithon improcerum Foslie & M.Howe

Publication details
Goniolithon improcerum Foslie & M.Howe in Foslie 1907: 24

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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Type species
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 Porolithon improcerum (Foslie & M.Howe) M.Howe

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Montego Bay, Jamaica (Womersley 1996: 258). Holotype: M.A.Howe no. 4760b; 5.i.1907; on a littoral reef. TRH A14-752 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 111). Notes: Illustrated by Townsend & Adey (1990).

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.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 24 May 2001 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Townsend, R.A. & Adey, W.H. (1990). Morphology of the Caribbean alga: Goniolithon improcerum Foslie et Howe in Foslie (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyceae). Botanica Marina 33: 99-116.

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