Mesophyllum koritzae ( )
Mesophyllum koritzae (Lemoine) Lemoine 1928: 253
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithophyllum koritzae Lemoine
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).
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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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