Goniolithon assitum Foslie 1907: 23
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
Publication date: between 30.ix.1907 and 27.i.1908
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Goniolithon is Goniolithon papillosum (Zanardini ex Hauck) Foslie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neogoniolithon assitum (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sinai, Egypt (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 107). Holotype: Plate [Plate collection number 9, comm. Reinbold]; 1901-2; 1-3 metres. TRH A14-719 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 107).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 28 March 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 January 2020.