Lithothamnion moretii Me.
Lithothamnion moretii Me.Lemoine 1928: 547-548, figs 2-3
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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.
Lithothamnium moreti Lemoine 1928a: 547-548, figs 2-3. - (3 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: "Mont Durand près St Jean de Sixt, Hte Savoie" (Aguirre et al. 2012: 300). Lectotype: M. Moret; "couches a Orthophragmina, Nummulites striatus, Ostrea gigantea". PC rock sample (no. 5) and one thin section (no. 5) (Aguirre et al. 2012: 300). Notes: Lemoine (1928a) based the description of this species on Priabonian (Late Eocene) material from two lacalities: Roc de Chère (Annecy lake) and Mont Durand (close to Saint Jean de Sixt),
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: 23 January 2017 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 26 September 2018.