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Goniolithon spectabile Foslie 1901

Publication details
Goniolithon spectabile Foslie 1901: 16

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(6): 1-24.
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Publication date: 18.ii.1901

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

Type information
Type locality: Bermuda (Foslie 1901: 16). Lectotype: C.V. Forsstrand, ex Naturhistoriska Riksmuseum, Stockholm (S); TRH A12-675, includes slide 437; designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik, 1967: 29 (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 102). Notes: Lectotype fragmenta: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

Origin of species name
spectacular.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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.

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