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Lithophyllum sphaeroides Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Lithophyllum sphaeroides Me.Lemoine 1924: 281, figs 6-7

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

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Aguirre et al. (2012), this is a taxon of uncertain family and genus placement. - (4 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Koritza, Albania (Burdigalian) (Aguirre et al. 2012: 319). Holotype: Bourcart; PC one thin section and one rock sample in box 48-1/96 (Aguirre et al. 2012: 319, figs 38, 39).

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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.

Key references
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.

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