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Lithothamnion tenue Rosenvinge

Publication details
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.
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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 Phymatolithon tenue (Rosenvinge) Düwel & Wegeberg

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Holstensborg, Greenland (Rosenvinge 1893: 778). Lectotype: Hartz; 20.vi.1890; 12 fathoms. C (Düwel & Wegeberg 1996: 478). Notes: Isolectotype: TRH B4-1868.

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Source of current name
Düwel, L. & Wegeberg, S. (1996). The typification and status of Leptophytum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 35: 470-483.

Key references
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.

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