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Mesophyllum koritzae (Lemoine) Lemoine

Publication details
Mesophyllum koritzae (Lemoine) Lemoine 1928: 253

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

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

Basionym
Lithophyllum koritzae Lemoine

Type information
Type locality: Albania: Korca [=Koritza]; L. Miocene (Burdigalian) (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: Bourcat; "A la base d'un massif de L. Bourcati...". PC thin section in box 48-1/93 (Aguirre et al. 2012: 307, figs 21-25).

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.

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Source of current name
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.

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

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.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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