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Ruthnielsenia tenuis (Kylin) C.J.O'Kelly, B.Wynsor & W.K.Bellows

Publication details
Ruthnielsenia tenuis (Kylin) C.J.O'Kelly, B.Wynsor & W.K.Bellows 2004: 798

Published in: O'Kelly, C.J., Wysor, B. & Bellows, W.K. (2004). Gene sequence diversity and the phylogenetic position of algae assigned to the genera Phaeophila and Ochlochaete (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 789-799.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ruthnielsenia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Entocladia tenuis Kylin

Type information
Type locality: Kristeberg, Sweden (Kylin 1935: 201). Lectotype: Kylin 1935, fig. 7 (epitype) In dead mussel shells. (Burrows 1991: 111).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Entocladia tenuis Kylin 1935
Phaeophila tenuis (Kylin) R.Nielsen 1972

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nielsen, R., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Daugbjerg, N., O'Kelly, C.J. & Wysor, B. (2013). Revision of the genus Ulvella (Ulvellaceae, Ulvophyceae) based on morphology and tufA gene sequences of species in culture, with Acrochaete and Pringsheimiella placed in synonymy. Phycologia 52(1): 37-56.

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