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Lithophyllum koritzae Me.Lemoine 1924

Publication details
Lithophyllum koritzae Me.Lemoine 1924: 279, figs 4-5

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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum koritzae (Me.Lemoine) Me.Lemoine

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

Described as a fossil.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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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