Goniolithon tortuosum f. decumbens
Goniolithon tortuosum f. decumbens Foslie 1898: 14
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 Lithophyllum tortuosum f. decumbens (Foslie) Foslie
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St. Eugène prés Algier [= near Algiers] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 53). Holotype: Debray; ii.1888; TRH A5-262 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 53).
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.
Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
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: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2020.