Lithophyllum Philippi 1837 (red algae)

Rhodophyceae - Corallinales - Corallinaceae

Parent taxon: Lithophylloideae according to J. C. Bailey and R. L. Chapman 1998

See also Braga et al. 1993 and Martin et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Distichoplax, Pseudoamphiroa

Subtaxa: Lithophyllum albanense Lithophyllum anguineum Lithophyllum bassanense Lithophyllum besalotos Lithophyllum bonyense Lithophyllum capederi Lithophyllum corculumis Lithophyllum dentatum Lithophyllum heteromorphum Lithophyllum incrustans Lithophyllum intumescens Lithophyllum kamptneri Lithophyllum lateporatum Lithophyllum ligusticum Lithophyllum lithothamnioides Lithophyllum maemongense Lithophyllum mengaudi Lithophyllum microsporum Lithophyllum minimum Lithophyllum nitorum Lithophyllum orbiculatum Lithophyllum perrandoi Lithophyllum prelichenoides Lithophyllum pustulatum Lithophyllum quadrangulum Lithophyllum quadratum Lithophyllum royoi Lithophyllum simplex Lithophyllum vicetinum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Barbados (2), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (2), Egypt (4), French Polynesia (7), Greece (2), Guam (3), India (3), Italy (6), Japan (1), Maldives (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mauritius (1), Mayotte (1), New Caledonia (4), Papua New Guinea (2), Portugal (1), the Seychelles (3), United States (4: Hawaii)

• Pliocene of Egypt (7), Italy (3), Spain (7)

• Hemphillian of Spain (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Guam (1), Spain (2)

• Neogene of Spain (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Egypt (13), France (1), Guam (39), Iran (3), Israel (29), Italy (9), Lebanon (7), Libya (1), Malaysia (1), Malta (9), the Marshall Islands (12), Poland (14), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (23), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of India (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (13), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Eocene of Germany (2), Greece (2), Guam (2), India (3), Japan (5), Peru (1), Romania (1), Spain (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Greece (2), India (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (2), Croatia (1), France (5), Slovakia (5), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of France (3), Germany (3), India (2), Iraq (30), Portugal (2), Slovakia (2)

• Silurian of Tajikistan (2)

Total: 338 collections including 567 occurrences

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