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Lithophyllum prelichenoides Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Lithophyllum prelichenoides Me.Lemoine 1939: 262, text figs 8-9

Published in: Lemoine, M. (1939). Les algues calcaires fossiles de l'Algérie. Matériaux pour la Carte Géologique de l'Algérie, Sér. Paléontologie 9: 1-131, pls 1-3.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mt Pelée, Martinique (Woelkerling 1998: 322). Lectotype: Dublancq-Laborde; date not indicated; PC Lemoine, 1917 slides x, xii, xv, xxix; General Herbarium box collection (fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 321-322).

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Source of current name
Bosence, D.W.J. (1983). Coralline algae from the Miocene of Malta. Paleontology 26: 147-173.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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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 17 November 2018.

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