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Phymatolithon tenuissimum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Publication details
Phymatolithon tenuissimum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 29

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Lithothamnion tenuissimum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Bahia de Anna Chaves et [= and] Praia Lagarto, St. Thomé [= São Tomé Island], [São Tomé and Príncipe] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 236). Holotype: A.F. Möller; v.1885; no habitat data on type. TRH B1-1678 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 236).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion tenuissimum Foslie 1900

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Lithothamnion tenuissimum Foslie)
Europe: Corsica (Babbini & Bressan 1997), France (Feldmann 1939, Babbini & Bressan 1997), Spain (Gallardo et al. 1985).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949), São Tomé & Príncipe (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003).

(as Phymatolithon tenuissimum (Foslie) W.H.Adey)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Teichert et al. 2012).

Europe: France (Anon. 2017), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Neto 1994), Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980, Lawson et al. 1995, Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

North America: North Carolina (NC) (Schneider & Searles 1991).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Africa: Mauritania (John et al. 2004), São Tomé & Príncipe (John et al. 2004).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.

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