Tenarea tessellata ( ) Littler ex Adey et al.
Tenarea tessellata (Lemoine) Littler ex Adey et al. 1982: 35, figs 21, 22
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum prototypum (Foslie) Foslie
Lithophyllum tessellatum Me.Lemoine
Type locality: Galápagos (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 250).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination as proposed by Littler (1971: 335) is not valid as the basionym citation is not in accordance with Art. 33.2, ICBN (Guiry, pers. comm.).
This is a marine species.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 01 January 2000 by M.D. Guiry
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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.