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Lithothrix antiqua G.F.Elliott

Publication details
Lithothrix antiqua G.F.Elliott 1982: 60, figs 1-3 (as 'antiquum' )

Published in: Elliot, G.F. (1982). New microfossil records in time and space. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology 36: 59-62.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothrix is Lithothrix aspergillum J.E.Gray.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Paulsilvella antiqua (G.F.Elliott) Woelkerling, Sartoni & Boddi

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

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

Taxonomic notes
A late-Pleistocene fossil.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: A late-Pleistocene fossil from Mauritius Holotype: BM Slide V.60116 (Woelkerling, Sartoni & Boddi 2002: 367). Notes: Slide also includes an isotype.

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Sartoni, G. & Boddi, S. (2002). Paulsilvella huveorum gen. et sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Holocene of Somalia and Kenya, with a reassessment of Lithothrix antiqua from the Late Pleistocene of Mauritius. Phycologia 41: 358-373.

Created: 03 October 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Woelkerling, W.J., Sartoni, G. & Boddi, S. (2002). Paulsilvella huveorum gen. et sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Holocene of Somalia and Kenya, with a reassessment of Lithothrix antiqua from the Late Pleistocene of Mauritius. Phycologia 41: 358-373.

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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 10 December 2018.

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