Original paper

Calcareous algae: Introduction to Contributions from the 5th Regional Symposium of the International Fossil Algae Association

Nebelsick, James H.; Bassi, Davide

Abstract

This is an introduction to contributions to the 5th Regional Symposium of the International Fossil Algae Association held at the University of Ferrara in August, 2005. Four papers are included: 1) A paper on the dasyscladalean Triploporella praturlonii Barattolo 1982 from the Lower Barremian of France by Ioan I. Bucur, Annie Arnaud-Vanneau and Hubert Arnaud; 2) A palaeoenvironmental analysis of Late Miocene coralline red algal assemblages of central Crete (Greece) by Karsten Kroeger; 3) Pleistocene carbonate build-ups from the marine terrace of Cutro (Calabria, southern Italy) showing biologically-induced change of substrates in the coralligène de plateau by Daniela Basso, Ronald Nalin and Francesco Massari; and 4) An account of Pleistocene species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Sicily by Raffaella Di Geronimo.

Keywords

calcareous algaedasycladalescorallinalestaxonomypalaeoecology