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Goniolithon verrucosum Foslie

Publication details
Goniolithon verrucosum Foslie 1900: 24

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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Publication date: between 1.i.1900 and 25.vi.1900

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 Spongites fruticulosus Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Cape Jaffa, South Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 101). Lectotype: A. Engelhart; 1899; TRH A3-154 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 42). Notes: Designated by Adey & Lebednik (1967: 18).

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
Basso, D. & Rodondi, G. (2006). A Mediterranean population of Spongites fruticulosus (Rhodophyta, Corallinales), the type species of Spongites, and the taxonomic status of S. stalactitica and S. racemosa. Phycologia 45: 403-416.

Key references
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Spongites Kützing. In: The Marine benthic flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 273-280. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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