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Rhodochorton tenue Kylin 1925

Publication details
Rhodochorton tenue Kylin 1925: 44, fig. 25, b-e

Published in: Kylin, H. (1925). The marine red algae in the vicinity of of the Biological Station at Friday Harbor, Wash. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 21(9): 1-87, 47 figs.
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Publication date: 1925

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Type information
Type locality: San Juan Island, north of Conception Point, Washington (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: on rocks at extreme high-tide level. (Drew 1928: 177). Notes: probably Fern Cave, San Juan Island (Drew, 1928).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1985).

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

Habitat notes
on rocks at extreme high-tide level (Drew, 1928). - (8 Aug 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Key references
Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, pls 37-48.

Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 August 2014 by G.M. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

West, J.A. (1969). The life histories of Rhodochorton purpureum and R. tenue in culture. Journal of Phycology 5: 12-21.

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