Aethesolithon problematicum J.H.
Aethesolithon problematicum J.H.Johnson 1964: G 27, pl. 9: figs 1-3[?]
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Aethesolithon.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Guam, Mariana Islands; lower Miocene (Silva 1996-to date).
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
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Peña, V., Le Gall, L., Rösler, A., Payri, C.E. & Braga, J.C. (2018). Adeylithon bosencei gen. et sp. nov. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): a new reef-building genus with anatomical affinities with the fossil Aethesolithon. Journal of Phycology 55(1): 134-145.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 April 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2019.