Archaeolithothamnium Rothpletz 1891 (red algae)

Rhodophyceae - Corallinales

Parent taxon: Corallinales according to J. R. Bryan et al. 1997

See also Andrews 1970 and Squires and Demetrion 1992

Sister taxa: Amorfia, Archamphiroa, Corallinaceae, Craticulaceae, Graticula, Halysis, Hapalidiaceae, Nematothallopsis, Phormidioidea, Razumovskya, Sorithamnion, Sporolithaceae, Stacheoides, Subterraniphyllum, Tetonophycus, Yukonella

Subtaxa: Archaeolithothamnium aschersoni Archaeolithothamnium batalleri Archaeolithothamnium intermedium Archaeolithothamnium keenani Archaeolithothamnium lugeoni Archaeolithothamnium nummuliticum Archaeolithothamnium oulianovi Archaeolithothamnium parisiense Archaeolithothamnium perplexum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (2 collections), French Polynesia (1), India (1), Mauritius (1)

• Pliocene of Egypt (5)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Egypt (2), Guam (4), Israel (3), Italy (1), Japan (1), Lebanon (3), Malta (4), Poland (8), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of Italy (7), Mexico (1), Spain (1), United States (1: Georgia)

• Eocene of France (2), Germany (2), Greece (2), Guam (3), Japan (8), Mexico (3), Morocco (3), Pakistan (1), Spain (3), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Paleocene of Austria (2), Croatia (1), France (3), Iraq (4), Slovakia (2), Slovenia (1), Turkey (2), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Austria (4), France (32), Germany (5), Greece (1), Hungary (3), India (1), Italy (1), Portugal (1), Romania (12), Slovakia (3), Spain (4), Tunisia (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 162 collections including 224 occurrences

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