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Lithophyllum orbiculatum 037.jpg
Lithophyllum orbiculatum on a rock fragment; rock length ~3 cm.
Scientific classification e
(unranked): Archaeplastida
Division: Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order: Corallinales
Family: Corallinaceae
Subfamily: Lithophylloideae

The Lithophylloideae are a monophyletic[1] subfamily of Corallinaceaen Coralline algae with uniporate conceptacles.[2]


  1. ^ a b Aguirre, J.; Perfectti, F.; Braga, J. C. (2010). "Integrating phylogeny, molecular clocks, and the fossil record in the evolution of coralline algae (Corallinales and Sporolithales, Rhodophyta)". Paleobiology. 36 (4): 519. doi:10.1666/09041.1. 
  2. ^ Taylor, Thomas N; Taylor, Edith L; Krings, Michael (2009). Paleobotany: the biology and evolution of fossil plants. ISBN 978-0-12-373972-8.