Goniolithon affine & M.
Goniolithon affine Foslie & M.Howe 1907: 22
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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 Neogoniolithon affine (Foslie & M.Howe) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Goniolithon affine Foslie & M.Howe)
Caribbean Islands: Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960).
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.
Created: 02 August 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 June 2019.