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Spongites albanensis (Me.Lemoine) J.C.Braga, Bosence & Steneck

Publication details
Spongites albanensis (Me.Lemoine) J.C.Braga, Bosence & Steneck 1993

Published in: Braga, J.C., Bosence, D.W.J. & Steneck, R.S. (1993). New anatomical characters in fossil coralline algae and their taxonomic implications. Palaeontology 36(3): 535-547.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spongites is Spongites fruticulosus Kützing.

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

Basionym
Lithophyllum albanense Me.Lemoine

Type information
Holotype locality: Koritza, Albania (Burdigalian) (Aguirre et al. 2012: 310). Holotype: Bourcart; PC rhodolith and fragments and two thin sections in box 48-1/97 (Aguirre et al. 2012: 310, figs 26-30).

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum albanense Me.Lemoine 1924

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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