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Neogoniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Publication details
Neogoniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943: 90

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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neogoniolithon.

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

Lithothamnion fosliei Heydrich

Type information
Type locality: El Tor, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 110). Lectotype: Heydrich No. 59; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A14-742 (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 110).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion fosliei Heydrich 1897
Archaeolithothamnion fosliei (Heydrich) Foslie 1898

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Goniolithon solubile Foslie 1907
Goniolithon propinquum (Foslie) Foslie 1908
Goniolithon propinquum f. solubile (Foslie) Foslie 1908
Neogoniolithon solubile (Foslie & M.Howe) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943
Paragoniolithon solubile (Foslie & M.Howe) W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins 1982

Taxonomic notes
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this species is a synonym of Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & Mason. According to South & Skelton (2003), this is an accepted species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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.

Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Iryu, Y. & Matsuda, S. (1994). Taxonomic studies of the Neogoniolithon fosliei complex (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Ryukyu Islands. Trans. Proc. Palaeont. Soc. Japan, N.S. 174: 436-448.
Mateo-Cid, L.E. & Pedroche, F.F. (2004). The occurrence of Neogoniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Setchell et Mason in the Mexican Caribbean and the relationship of this species to N. solubile (Foslie et Howe) Setchell et Mason (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Caribbean Journal of Science 40: 182-191.
Penrose, D. (1992). Neogoniolithon fosliei (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta), the type species of Neogoniolithon, in southern Australia. Phycologia 31: 338-350, 29 figs.

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