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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.

Basionym
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
spectacular.

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.

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