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Leptophytum tenue (Kjellman) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey

Publication details
Leptophytum tenue (Kjellman) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey 2006: 74, figs 1-27

Published in: Adey, W.H., Athanasiadis, A. & Lebednik, P.A. (2001). Re-instatement of Leptophytum and its type Leptophytum laeve: taxonomy and biogeography of the genera Leptophytum and Phymatolithon (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 36: 191-204.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leptophytum is Leptophytum laeve Adey.

Basionym
Lithophyllum tenue Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Port Clarence (Alaska), Bering Sea (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 74). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; 22-26 July 1879; On a broken Mytilus L. shell, in the upper sublittoral region. TRH B2-1737 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 74). Notes: Lectotype designated by Athanasiadis & Adey [Mikael Foslie's label reads: 'Lith. Monogr. pl.3, fig.3. L. tenue (Kjellm.) Vega -Exp: sp. konc. foto n? 24 A Arkt. america: Port Clarence 1879. leg. F.R. Kjellmann']. Isolectotypes in TRH. Syntypes in UPS. Woelkering et al. (2005: 245) note that the material of B2-1737 was on loan when their catalogue was being prepared.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum tenue Kjellman 1889
Lithothamnion laeve f. tenue (Kjellman) Foslie 1900
Mesophyllum tenue (Kjellman) Lebednik 1975

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion tenue (Kjellman) Foslie 1895

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2019.

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