Goniolithon megalocystum Foslie 1904: 48, fig. 20; pl. 9: figs 8, 9
Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. & Foslie, M. (1904). The Corallinaceae of the Siboga-Expedition Siboga Expeditie Monographie LXI. pp. 1-77, 32 figs, XVI pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
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 megalocystum (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: [anchorage off] Kawio and Kamboling Islands, [Karkaralong group] Indonesia (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 78). Type: [Weber-van Bosse]; 22-23.vii.1899; no habitat data on type. L 991.239.234, Siboga Expedition Collection No. 965 (Yoshida 1998: 604). Notes: Holotype is listed as TRH A10-488 in Woelkering et al. (2005: 78), who also add, "Locality information incorrectly given in protologue, Adey & Lebednik 1967: 25 and in above references to holotype. Corrected locality information taken from Weber 1902. Collection date not given in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 25]"
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
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.
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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Verified by: 07 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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