Lithophyllum simplex Me. 1928
Lithophyllum simplex Me.Lemoine 1928: 548-549, fig. 4
Lectotype locality: Montagne de Veyrier (late Eocene) (Aguirre & al. 2012: 317). Lectotype: PC one rock sample and one thin section in box 48-1/116 (Aguirre & al. 2012: 317, figs 31, 35-37). Notes: Lemoine (1928a) based L. simplex on late Eocene material from Montagne de Veyrier and from Priabonian of Calvaire de Thones but did not designate a holotype. [Nummulitique de Catalogne (Spain); San Genesio, Italy (INA)].
Described as a fossil.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Date in INA is 1927 - (4 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry
According to Aguirre et al. (2012), this is a taxon of uncertain family and genus placement. - (4 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Created: 04 October 2012 by G.M. Guiry
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.