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

Publication Details
Neogoniolithon frutescens (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason 1943: 91

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.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neogoniolithon is Neogoniolithon fosliei (Heydrich) Setchell & L.R.Mason.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason.

Goniolithon frutescens Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: Funafuti Atoll, Tuvalu; (Woelkerling 1993: 59) Lectotype (designated by Woelkerling & al. 2005?): Anon.; 1899; no habitat given; TRH; A12-652 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 96, 99)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), becoming shrubby (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 June 2024

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