Lithophyllum albanense Me.
Lithophyllum albanense Me.Lemoine 1924: 281, figs 8, 9
Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1924 "1923"). Contribution a l'étude des Corallinacées fossiles. VII. Mélobesiées miocenes recueillies par M. Bourcart en Albanie. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, Sér. IV 23: 275-283.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites albanensis (Me.Lemoine) J.C.Braga, Bosence & Steneck
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Lithophyllum (?) albanense (Lemoine 1924). - (3 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Koritza, Albania (Burdigalian) (Aguirre et al. 2012: 310). Holotype: Bourcart; PC rhodolith and fragments and two thin sections in box 48-1/97 (Aguirre et al. 2012: 310, figs 26-30).
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.
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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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 25 September 2018.