Leptophytum tenue (Kjellman) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey 2006

Publication Details
Leptophytum tenue (Kjellman) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey 2006: 74, figs 1-27

Published in: Adey, W.H., Athanasiadis, A. & Lebednik, P.A. (2001). Re-instatement of Leptophytum and its type Leptophytum laeve: taxonomy and biogeography of the genera Leptophytum and Phymatolithon (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 36(2): 191-203.

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

Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.

Basionym
Lithophyllum tenue Kjellman

Type Information
Type locality: Port Clarence (Alaska), Bering Sea; (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 74) Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; 22-26 July 1879; On a broken Mytilus L. shell, in the upper sublittoral region; TRH; B2-1737 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 74) Notes: Lectotype designated by Athanasiadis & Adey [Mikael Foslie's label reads: 'Lith. Monogr. pl.3, fig.3. L. tenue (Kjellm.) Vega -Exp: sp. konc. foto n? 24 A Arkt. america: Port Clarence 1879. leg. F.R. Kjellmann']. Isolectotypes in TRH. Syntypes in UPS. Woelkering et al. (2005: 245) note that the material of B2-1737 was on loan when their catalogue was being prepared.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 April 2006 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 September 2015

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 September 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2022

 
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