Lithothamnion tenue Rosenvinge
Lithothamnion tenue Rosenvinge 1893: 778, figs 4-7
Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon tenue (Rosenvinge) Düwel & Wegeberg
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Holstensborg, Greenland (Rosenvinge 1893: 778). Lectotype: Hartz; 20.vi.1890; 12 fathoms. C (Düwel & Wegeberg 1996: 478). Notes: Isolectotype: TRH B4-1868.
Source of current name
Düwel, L. & Wegeberg, S. (1996). The typification and status of Leptophytum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 35: 470-483.
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.
Created: 28 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.