Lithophyllum koritzae Me. 1924
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum koritzae (Me.Lemoine) Me.Lemoine
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.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2021.