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Lithophyllum albanense Me.Lemoine 1924

Publication details
Lithophyllum albanense Me.Lemoine 1924: 281, figs 8, 9

Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1924 "1923"). Contribution a l'étude des Corallinacées fossiles. VII. Mélobesiées miocenes recueillies par M. Bourcart en Albanie. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, Sér. IV 23: 275-283.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites albanensis (Me.Lemoine) J.C.Braga, Bosence & Steneck

Type information
Holotype locality: Koritza, Albania (Burdigalian) (Aguirre & al. 2012: 310). Holotype: Bourcart; PC rhodolith and fragments and two thin sections in box 48-1/97 (Aguirre & al. 2012: 310, figs 26-30).

Described as a fossil.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Lithophyllum (?) albanense (Lemoine 1924). - (3 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum albanense Me.Lemoine)
Europe: Albania (Aguirre & al. 2012), Malta (Bosence 1983).

Key references
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.

Bosence, D.W.J. (1983). Coralline algae from the Miocene of Malta. Paleontology 26: 147-173.

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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2021.

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