Goniolithon congestum Foslie 1899
Goniolithon congestum Foslie 1899: 13
Publication date: 5.i.1899
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 Lithophyllum kaiseri (Heydrich) Heydrich.
Type locality: St Barthélemy, West Indies; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 188) Holotype: Goes; 1867; TRH; A23-1381, includes slides 435 and 436 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 188) Notes: Isotype: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). St. Barthélemy is part of the Lesser Antilles, one of the three island groups comprising the West Indies, along with the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), congested.
This is a marine species.
Created: 17 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 28 February 2018
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022