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.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 November 2018.