Lithophyllum mgarrense Bosence 1983
Lithophyllum mgarrense Bosence 1983: 164, text fig 9, plate 16, figs 5, 6
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Locality 15 (Bosence and Pedley 1982) Times of Malta map grid. ref. 410 746 (Bosence 1983: 164). Holotype: in concentric lamina rhodolith from the crustose algal maerl facies. BM V .60929 (Bosence 1983: 164).
Origin of species name
Named after the town of Mgarr, Malta (Bosence 1983).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Bosence, D.W.J. (1983). Coralline algae from the Miocene of Malta. Paleontology 26: 147-173.
Created: 30 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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.