Neogoniolithon illitus (M. ) Afonso-Carrillo
Neogoniolithon illitus (M.Lemoine) Afonso-Carrillo 1984: 133
Published in: Afonso-Carrillo, J. (1984). Estudios en las algas Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) de las Islas Canarias. II. Notas taxonomicas. Vieraea 13: 127-144.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neogoniolithon is Neogoniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Setchell & L.R.Mason.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon samoënse (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain
Lithophyllum illitus Me.Lemoine
Type locality: Puerto Orotavo [Puerto del la Cruz], Tenerife, Islas Canarias (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 166). Syntype: PC Børgesen 3797a, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 314).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Maneveldt, G.W., van der Merve, E. & Keats, D.W. (2015). Taxonomic review of Hydrolithon samoënse (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and other taxa found to be conspecific. Phytotaxa 192(4): 230-253.
Created: 29 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in 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.