Neogoniolithon fosliei ( ) & L.R. 1943
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.
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 locality: El Tor, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt (Woelkerling & 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).
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.
This is a marine species.
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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.
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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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2021.