Polystrata alba Pfender 1936 (red algae)

Rhodophyceae - Cryptonemiales - Peyssonneliaceae

Alternative combinations: Ethelia alba, Pseudolithothamnium album

Belongs to Polystrata according to D. Bassi 1998

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Iran (1 collection), Slovenia (2), Spain (1)

• Eocene of France (1), Germany (2), Italy (2)

• Paleocene of Croatia (1), France (5), Italy (2), Slovakia (6), Spain (2)

• Cretaceous of Austria (6), Croatia (1), Egypt (1), France (10), Germany (7), Greece (4), India (2), Italy (3), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (1), Oman (1), the Philippines (1), Poland (1), Romania (4), Slovakia (3), Somalia (1), Spain (3), Turkey (1), United States (1: Arizona)

Total: 77 collections each including a single occurrence

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