Lithothamnion faurai 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.
Source of synonymy
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., 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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Lithothamnion&species=faurai
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=Lithothamnion&Species=faurai
Created: 05 October 2012 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:112493