Lithophyllum prelichenoides Me.
Lithophyllum prelichenoides Me.Lemoine 1939: 262, text figs 8-9
Published in: Lemoine, M. (1939). Les algues calcaires fossiles de l'Algérie. Matériaux pour la Carte Géologique de l'Algérie, Sér. Paléontologie 9: 1-131, pls 1-3.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mt Pelée, Martinique (Woelkerling 1998: 322). Lectotype: Dublancq-Laborde; date not indicated; PC Lemoine, 1917 slides x, xii, xv, xxix; General Herbarium box collection (fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 321-322).
Source of current name
Bosence, D.W.J. (1983). Coralline algae from the Miocene of Malta. Paleontology 26: 147-173.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 August 2014 by Paul Gabrielson
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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 12 November 2019.