Lithophyllum sphaeroides Me. 1924
Lithophyllum sphaeroides Me.Lemoine 1924: 281, figs 6-7
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Holotype locality: Koritza, Albania (Burdigalian) (Aguirre & al. 2012: 319). Holotype: Bourcart; PC one thin section and one rock sample in box 48-1/96 (Aguirre & al. 2012: 319, figs 38, 39).
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 Wendy Guiry
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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 05 August 2020.