Lithoporella melobesioides Foslie 1909 (red algae)

Rhodophyceae - Corallinales - Corallinaceae

Belongs to Lithoporella according to Foslie 1909

Sister taxon: Lithoporella minus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (2 collections), French Polynesia (8), Guam (2), India (1), Papua New Guinea (2)

• Pliocene of Egypt (1), Guam (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Guam (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Guam (23), Israel (4), Italy (1), Lebanon (2), Malta (9), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of Iran (1), Italy (9), Slovenia (2)

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

• Cretaceous of France (2)

Total: 96 collections each including a single occurrence

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