Neogoniolithon spectabile ( ) & L.R.
Neogoniolithon spectabile (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943: 92
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.
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.
Goniolithon spectabile Foslie
Type locality: Bermuda (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 265). Lectotype: C.V. Forsstrand, ex Naturhistoriska Riksmuseum, Stockholm (S); TRH A12-675, includes slide 437; designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik, 1967: 29 (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 102). Notes: Lectotype fragmenta: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
Origin of species name
Goniolithon spectabile Foslie 1901
Goniolithon spectabile f. brevifultum Foslie 1901
This is a marine species.
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.
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.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
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