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
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 August 2020.