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Lithothamnion moretii Me.Lemoine 1928

Publication details
Lithothamnion moretii Me.Lemoine 1928: 547-548, figs 2-3

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

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

This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Lithothamnium moreti Lemoine 1928a: 547-548, figs 2-3. - (3 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: "Mont Durand près St Jean de Sixt, Hte Savoie" (Aguirre & al. 2012: 300). Lectotype: M. Moret; "couches a Orthophragmina, Nummulites striatus, Ostrea gigantea". PC rock sample (no. 5) and one thin section (no. 5) (Aguirre & al. 2012: 300). Notes: Lemoine (1928a) based the description of this species on Priabonian (Late Eocene) material from two lacalities: Roc de Chère (Annecy lake) and Mont Durand (close to Saint Jean de Sixt),

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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.

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 August 2020.

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