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Goniolithon subtenellum Foslie

Publication details
Goniolithon subtenellum Foslie 1899: 11-13

Published in: Foslie, M. (1899). Some new or critical lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(6): 1-19.
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Publication date: 5.i.1899

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 Lithophyllum orbiculatum (Foslie) Foslie

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Basses Pyrénées, Guéthary; [France]; (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 38). Lectotype: Sauvageau; iii-v.1898; no habitat data. TRH A2-124 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 38). Notes: "... slide 70; [no other collection data]; pfa: Printz 1929, pl. 53, figs 1-2; [Note: Lectotype of Lithophyllum subtenellum Foslie. Additional data — Chamberlain 1993: 112, and Woelkerling 1993: 215. Collection consists of three original round boxes housed in a newer brown box. Largest round box contains specimens and is marked with collection data and with ‘Lpm. subtenellum delvis [= in part]’. Smaller two round boxes (both empty) are marked with collection data. One also marked ‘Lithoph. subtenellum (L. incrustans og [= and] Lithoth. sonderi)’ and ‘præp. [= slide] 70’. Other also marked with pfa data and with ‘Lithoph. subtenellum delvis [= in part]’ and ‘anth. konc. [= antheridial conceptacles]’. Grouped with A2- 125 under one entry in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 17. Adey & Lebednik indicated that four boxes occurred, but only two were found during the present study]" (Woelkering et al. 2005: 38).

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
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Lithophylloideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles...Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 58-112. London: HMSO.

Key references
Richards, J.L., Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Freshwater, D.W. (2018). A re-evaluation of subtidal Lithophyllum species (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from North Carolina, USA, and the proposal of L. searlesii sp. nov.. Phycologia 57(3): 318-330.

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.

Created: 19 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 July 2018 by Wendy Guiry

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