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Lithophyllum sigi Me.Lemoine 1939

Publication details
Lithophyllum sigi Me.Lemoine 1939: 103, pl. 2: fig. 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.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

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

Nomenclatural notes
"The epithet refers to the guanches, the aboriginal inhabitants of the island of Tenerife, from where the species has been described." - (6 Mar 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Key references
Aguirre, J. & Braga, J.C. (1998). Redescription of Lemoine's (1939) types of coralline algal species from Algeria. Palaeontology 41: 489-507, 3 pls.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 March 2020 by M.D. 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.

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