Lithothamnion tenue ( ) , nom. illeg.
Lithothamnion tenue (Kjellman) Foslie 1895: 179, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum tenue (Kjellman) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Lithothamnion tenue Rosenvinge, 1893, q.v. - (28 May 2012) - M.D. Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Adey, W.H. (2006). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 45: 71-115.
Created: 04 April 2006 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 04 April 2006 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 November 2018.