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Lithothamnion flavescens Kjellman

Publication details
Lithothamnion flavescens Kjellman 1883: 129, pl. 6: figs 1-7

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1883). Norra Ishafvets algflora [Northern Arctic Ocean algalflora]. Vega-expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser 3: 1-431, pls 1-31.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum flavescens (Kjellman) Athanasiadis

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Karlsø [now Karlsøy] (Tromsø amt [= Tromsø county]), Norway (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 249). Notes: Type not designated (UPS?). Syntype: TRH B3-1772 (leg. Kjellman).

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Leptophytum flavescens comb. nov. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), an Arctic endemic from the sublittoral of NW Spitsbergen, North Norway, and western Novaya Zemlya, with epitypification of L. laeve. Marine Biology Research 12(5): 551-558.

Key references
Kjellman, F.R. (1885 '1883'). The algae of the Arctic Sea. A survey of the species, together with an exposition of the general characters and the development of the flora. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 20(5): 1-351, 31 pls.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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