Neogoniolithon frutescens ( ) & L.R. 1943
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.
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 locality: Funafuti Atoll, Tuvalu (Woelkerling 1993: 59). Lectotype: Anon.; 1899; no habitat given. TRH A12-652 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 96, 99).
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), becoming shrubby (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 30 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 November 2020.