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Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Spongitaceae
Subfamily Neogoniolithoideae
Genus Neogoniolithon


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Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Ashmore Reef, Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Bressan, G. & Babbini, L. (2003). Biodiversità marina delle coste Italiane: Corallinales del Mar Mediterraneo: guida all deteminazione. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(Suppl. 2): 1-237. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Mediterranean. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).


Publication details
Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943: 91

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neogoniolithon is Neogoniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Setchell & L.R.Mason.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Melobesia brassica-florida Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 261). Lectotype: Herb. Bowerbank?; BM algal box collection no. 78 (Penrose 1996: 281). Notes: Designated by Penrose & Chamberlain (in Woelkerling 1992: 43).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia brassica-florida Harvey 1849
Lithothamnion brassica-florida (Harvey) Areschoug 1852
Goniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Foslie 1898

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Spongites notarisii var. insidiosus (Solms) ?
Spongites notarisii var. ptichoides (Foslie) ?
Lithophyllum notarisii f. insidiosum (Solms-Laubach) Foslie
Melobesia notarisii Dufour 1861
Lithophyllum insidiosum Solms-Laubach 1881
Lithophyllum fosliei (Heydrich) Heydrich 1897
Melobesia insidiosa (Solms-Laubach) Heydrich 1897
Choreonema notarisii (Dufour) Foslie 1898
Lithophyllum chalonii Heydrich 1899
Goniolithon frutescens Foslie 1900
Goniolithon notarisii (Dufour) Foslie 1900
Goniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Foslie 1903
Goniolithon brassica-florida f. laccadivicum Foslie 1903
Goniolithon frutescens f. congestum Foslie 1903
Goniolithon notarisii var. insidosum (Solms-Laubach) Foslie 1904
Goniolithon laccadivicum (Foslie) Foslie 1904
Goniolithon notarisii f. ptychoides Foslie 1904
Lithophyllum frutescens (Foslie) M.Lemoine 1911
Lithophyllum notarisii (L.Dufour) Lemoine 1912
Lithothamnion notarisii (Dufour) Me.Lemoine 1915
Neogoniolithon frutescens (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943
Neogoniolithon laccadivicum (Foslie) Setchell & Mason 1943
Neogoniolithon notarisii (Dufour) Hamel & Me.Lemoine 1953
Neogoniolithon notarisii var. insidiosa (Solms-Laubach) Hamel & Lemoine 1953
Neogoniolithon notarisii var. ptychoides (Foslie) Hamel & Me.Lemoine 1953
Neogoniolithon notarisii var. chalonii (Heydrich) Hamel & Me.Lemoine 1953
Spongites notarisii (Dufour) Athanasiadis 1987

Taxonomic notes
Silva et al. (1996: 262) note that according to Verheij (1994: 115), Lithothamnion fosliei, Goniolithon frutescens, and Goniolithon brassica-florida forma laccadivicum represent growth forms (ecads) of Neogoniolithon brassica-florida. - (23 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Bailey, J.C., Gabel, J.E. & Freshwater, D.W. (2004). Nuclear 18S rRNA gene sequence analyses indicate that the Mastophoroideae (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) is a polyphyletic taxon. Phycologia 43: 3-12.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Hernández-Kantún, J.J., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Hall-Spencer, J.M., Peña, V., Maggs, C.A. & Rindi, F. (2015). Phylogenetic analysis of rhodolith formation in the Corallinales (Rhodophyte). European Journal of Phycology 50(1): 46-61.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Neogoniolithon Setchell & Mason 1943: 90. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 280-283. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Townsend, R.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2018). 'Coralline algae'. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 86-97, 105-137, 143-146. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Villas-Bôas, A.B., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Tâmega, F.T.S., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W. & Figueredo, M.A.O. (2015). Rhodolith-forming species of the subfamilies Neogoniolithoideae and Hydrolithoideae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) from Espírito Santo State, Brazil. Phytotaxa 222(3): 169-184, 18 figs, 4 tables.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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