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Neogoniolithon erosum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Publication details
Neogoniolithon erosum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 8

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

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
Lithophyllum erosum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Magenbay [Magens Bay], St. Thomas Island, Virgin Islands, USA (Maneveldt, van der Merve & Keats 2015: 242). Holotype: TRH A2-101 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 35). Notes: "Børgesen; Vestindien [as used by Børgesen = Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands]; St. Thomas, Magenbay; ‘fjæren [= the tidal zone]’; 1905-1906; slides 1205-1206; [no other collection data]; pfa: Printz 1929, pl. 53, fig. 9," (Woelkering et al. 2005: 35).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum erosum Foslie 1906

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Magens Bay (as Magenbay), St. Thomas Island, US Virgin IslandsBoergesen; (

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Key references
Maneveldt, G.W., van der Merve, E. & Keats, D.W. (2015). Taxonomic review of Hydrolithon samoënse (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and other taxa found to be conspecific. Phytotaxa 192(4): 230-253.

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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