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Leathesia nana Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Publication details
Leathesia nana Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 3

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). Phycological contributions, VII. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 1-13.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leathesia is Leathesia tuberiformis S.F.Gray.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leathesia marina (Lyngbye) Decaisne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Leathesia nana Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: Baja California (Norris 2010), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2008).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008, Tseng 2009), Kamchatka (Klochkova & al. 2009).

Source of current name
Webber, E.E. (1981). Observations on Leathesia difformis (L.) Aresch. from Nahant, Massachusetts. Botanica Marina 24: 297-298.

Key references
Klochkova, N.G., Koroleva, T.N. & Kushidi, A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Green and brown algae]. Vol. 1 pp. 216, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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