Lithophyllum simplex Lemoine 1928: 548-549, fig. 4
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Lectotype locality: Montagne de Veyrier (late Eocene) (Aguirre et al. 2012: 317). Lectotype: PC one rock sample and one thin section in box 48-1/116 (Aguirre et al. 2012: 317, figs 31, 35-37). Notes: Lemoine (1928a) based L. simplex on late Eocene material from Montagne de Veyrier and from Priabonian of Calvaire de Thones but did not designate a holotype. [Nummulitique de Catalogne (Spain); San Genesio, Italy (INA)].
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum simplex Lemoine)
Europe: France (Aguirre et al. 2012).
According to Aguirre et al. (2012), this is a taxon of uncertain family and genus placement. - (4 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry
Date in INA is 1927 - (4 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry
Source of synonymy
Aguirre, J., Braga, J.C., de Reviers, B. & 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.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Lithophyllum&species=simplex
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Lithophyllum&Species=simplex
Created: 04 October 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:112325