Lithothamnion faurai Me.
Lithothamnion faurai Me.Lemoine 1928: 97, fig. 8
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Catalonia: St. Llorens dels Piteus; Vich (Lutétien) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Bataller; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Aguirre et al. (2012) were unable to locate the Catalonian material. They note that Lemoine considered that a specimen collected from Haute-Savoie probably belongs to the same species. The nomenclatural status of the name Lithothamnion faurai remains uncertain.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
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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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.