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Goniolithon decutescens (Heydrich) Foslie ex M.Howe

Publication details
Goniolithon decutescens (Heydrich) Foslie ex M.Howe in Britton 1918: 538

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1918). Class 3. Algae. In: Flora of Bermuda (illustrated). (Britton, N.L. Eds), pp. 489-540. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithothamnion decutescens Heydrich

Type information
Type locality: Bermuda (Woelkerling 1998: 339). Holotype: collector not indicated but labelled 'Farlow no. 67'; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 339). Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, Farlow no. 67 and Heydrich no. 46a, includes slide 494.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion decutescens Heydrich 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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 22 April 2019.

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