Porolithon (red algae)

Rhodophyceae - Corallinales - Corallinaceae

Parent taxon: Corallinaceae according to P. Kundal and A. P. Dharashivkar 2005

Sister taxa: Amphiroa, Amphiroideae, Corallinoideae, Dermatolithon, Goniolithon, Hydrolithon, Lithophylloideae, Mastophoroideae, Melobesia, Metagoniolithoideae, Palaeothamnium, Parakymalithon, Paralithoporella, Paraphyllum, Paulsilvella, Tenarea, Titanoderma

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Barbados (2), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (2), French Polynesia (2), Guam (1), India (3), Maldives (1), the Marshall Islands (2), Mauritius (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Papua New Guinea (2), the Seychelles (1), United States (3: Hawaii)

• Miocene of Poland (2)

Total: 25 collections including 29 occurrences

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