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Goniolithon decutescens (Heydrich) Foslie ex M.Howe

Publication details
Goniolithon decutescens (Heydrich) Foslie ex M.Howe in Britton 1918: 538

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1918). Class 3. Algae. In: Flora of Bermuda (illustrated). (Britton, N.L. Eds), pp. 489-540. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Goniolithon is Goniolithon papillosum (Zanardini ex Hauck) Foslie.

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

Basionym
Lithothamnion decutescens Heydrich

Type information
Type locality: Bermuda (Woelkerling 1998: 339). Holotype: collector not indicated but labelled 'Farlow no. 67'; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 339). Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, Farlow no. 67 and Heydrich no. 46a, includes slide 494.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion decutescens Heydrich 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Goniolithon decutescens (Heydrich) Foslie ex M.Howe)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (FL) (Taylor 1960).

Central America: Panama (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960, Betancourt & Herrera-Moreno, 2001), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), Tobago (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

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.

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.

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