Phymatolithon tenuissimum ( ) W.H.Adey
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithothamnion tenuissimum Foslie
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).
Lithothamnion tenuissimum Foslie 1900
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 Phymatolithon tenuissimum (Foslie) W.H.Adey)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Teichert et al. 2012).
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).
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 12 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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.