Lithothamnion bourcartii Me.
Lithothamnion bourcartii Me.Lemoine 1924: 277-279, fig. 3
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.
Lithothothamnium bourcarti Lemoine 1924: 277-279, fig. 3. - (3 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Tirana, Albania (Helvetian, mid-late Miocene) (Aguirre et al. 2012: 296). Lectotype: Bourcart; PC two thin sections and two [rock] fragments included in box 48-1/99 (Aguirre et al. 2012: 296, 293, fig. 1, 3-9). Notes: Lemoine (1924) based L. bourcartii on material from two Albanian localities, Koritza and Tirana but did not designate a type.
Source of current name
Aguirre, J., Braga, J.C., Reviers, B. de & Woelkerling, W.J. (2012). Reassessment of Lemoine's newly discovered types of fossil corallines (Corallinales, Rhodphyta) preserved at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(3): 289-326.
Created: 03 October 2012 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 22 September 2015 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2018.