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Mesophyllum arcticum (Kjellman) Athanasiadis

Publication details
Mesophyllum arcticum (Kjellman) Athanasiadis 1996: 47

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Taxonomisk litteratur och biogeografi av Skandinaviska rödalger och brunalger. pp. 1-280, 1 map. Göteborg: Algologia.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum arcticum (Kjellman) Athanasiadis

Basionym
Lithophyllum arcticum Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Uddebay, east coast of Novaya Zemlya, western Kara Sea (Athanasiadis 2008: 223). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; September 1875; UPS sine numero (Athanasiadis 2008: 223). Notes: Lectotype designat4d by A. Athanasiadis (2001: 94, figs 1, 2). Paratype at TRH B18-2593 (Woelkering et al. 2005: 349).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2007). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in NW Spitsbergen. Nordic Journal of Botany 24: 469-499.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2019.

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