Lithophyllum arcticum Kjellman 1877: 16, pl. 1: figs 1-13
Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1877). Bidrag till Kännedomen om Kariska hafvets Algvegetation. Öfvers. K. Vet.-Akad. Förhandl. 2: 3-30, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum arcticum (Kjellman) Athanasiadis
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2007). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in NW Spitsbergen. Nordic Journal of Botany 24: 469-499.
Created: 04 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 03 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Athanasiadis, A. (2001). Lectotypification of Lithophyllum arcticum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and a study of its relationships within the Melobesioideae. Nordic Journal of Botany 21(1): 93-112.
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