Lithoporella Foslie 1909 (red algae)

Rhodophyceae - Corallinales - Corallinaceae

Parent taxon: Mastophoroideae according to M. W. Rasser and J. H. Nebelsick 2003

See also Bassi 1998

Sister taxa: Karpathia, Neogoniolithon, Pneophyllum, Spongites

Subtaxa: Lithoporella melobesioides Lithoporella minus

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Type: Lithoporella melobesioides

Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (5 collections), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (1), Egypt (3), French Polynesia (13), Guam (2), India (2), Mauritius (1), Mayotte (2), New Caledonia (2), Papua New Guinea (2), the Seychelles (2), United States (3: Hawaii)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Egypt (1), Guam (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Guam (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), France (1), Guam (24), Israel (5), Italy (2), Lebanon (2), Malaysia (1), Malta (9), Poland (4), Romania (1), Spain (9)

• Oligocene of India (1), Iran (1), Italy (9), Slovenia (2), Spain (1), United States (1: Georgia)

• Eocene of Australia (2), Austria (1), Germany (2), Greece (3), Guam (5), Hungary (2), India (3), Italy (9), Japan (2), Peru (1), Romania (1), Spain (3)

• Paleocene of Italy (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of France (3), Germany (2), India (1)

Total: 161 collections including 168 occurrences

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