Lithophyllum sphaeroides Lemoine 1924: 281, figs 6-7
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Holotype locality: Koritza, Albania (Burdigalian) (Aguirre et al. 2012: 319). Holotype: Bourcart; PC one thin section and one rock sample in box 48-1/96 (Aguirre et al. 2012: 319, figs 38, 39).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum sphaeroides Lemoine)
Europe: Albania (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
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=sphaeroides
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=sphaeroides
Created: 04 October 2012 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 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 19 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:112338