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Leptophytum adeyi Steneck & R.T.Paine

Publication details
Leptophytum adeyi Steneck & R.T.Paine 1986: 235, 236, figs 32, 33

Published in: Steneck, R.S. & Paine, R.T. (1986). Ecological and taxonomic studies of shallow-water encrusting Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) of the boreal northeastern Pacific. Phycologia 25(2): 221-240.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leptophytum is Leptophytum laeve Adey.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Phymatolithon adeyi (Steneck & R.T.Paine) P.W.Gabrielson 2000

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: North shore of Tatoosh Island, Washington State (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 98). Holotype: R. Paine; 7 October 1979; On a pebble, in the intertidal zone, in a tidepool, in a cave, below a canopy of macroalgae. US 79-TIW-2 (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 98).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. & Adey, W.H. (2006). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 45: 71-115.

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