162,411 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,760 images, 64,001 bibliographic items, 474,997 distributional records.

Neogoniolithon spectabile (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943

Publication details
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.

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.

Goniolithon spectabile Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Bermuda (Foslie 1901: 16). 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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Goniolithon spectabile Foslie 1901

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Goniolithon spectabile f. brevifultum Foslie 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Goniolithon spectabile Foslie)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Netherlands Antilles (Taylor 1960), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960).

South America: Colombia (Schnetter 1969).

(as Goniolithon spectabile f. brevifultum Foslie)
Africa: Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996).

(as Neogoniolithon spectabile (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003).

North America: Mexico (Mateo-Cid & al. 2014, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (Ek García-García & al. 2020).

Central America: Belize (Littler & Littler 1997), Mexico (Atlantic) (Hernández- Kantún et al. 2015).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Bailey, Gabel & Freshwater 2004), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Hispaniola (Betancourt & Herrera-Moreno, 2001).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003).

Key references
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.

Mateo-Cid, L.E. Mendoza-González, A.C. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2014). Neogoniolithon (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the Atlantic coast of México, including N. siankanensis sp. nov. Phytotaxa 190(1): 64-93, 75 fig., 4 tables.

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 807 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=2217

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 July 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio