Lithophyllum kenjikonishii , Y.Iryu & D.Bassi
Lithophyllum kenjikonishii Woelkerling, Y.Iryu & D.Bassi 2013: 388, figs 1-11
Published in: Woelkerling, W.J., Iryu, Y. & Bassi, D. (2013). Fossil semi-endophytic species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Tahiti, including L. kenjikonishii sp. nov., and their taphonomic signatures. Phycologia 52(5): 387-397.
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This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
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This is a marine species.
Type locality: 17º45.95539'S, 149º33.05159'W; southwest of Papara Tahiti, French Polynesia; last deglacial perios (C. 20,000-10,000 years before present) (Woelkerling et al. 2013: 388, 387). Holotype: fig. 1: Expedition 310 of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; 14 October 2005; semi-endophytic in Hydrolithon onkodes; water depth at Hole M0007A: 44.45 m; depth from seafloor down to a sample horizon: 28.31 m; total depth; 72.76 m. Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan material embedded in thin section mounted on microscope slide 7A 26R CC 5.0, 242 (Woelkerling et al. 2013: 388, 387). Notes: Holotype comprises two fossilised conceptacle-bearing individuals, one with evident tetrasporangia and some nonfertile, fossilised intact or fragmentary individuals embedded in thin section.
Created: 30 September 2013 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 30 September 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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Woelkerling, W.J., Iryu, Y. & Bassi, D. (2013). Fossil semi-endophytic species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Tahiti, including L. kenjikonishii sp. nov., and their taphonomic signatures. Phycologia 52(5): 387-397.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.