Lithothamnion tenue ( ) , nom. illeg.
Lithothamnion tenue (Kjellman) Foslie 1895: 179, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum tenue (Kjellman) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Lithothamnion tenue Rosenvinge, 1893, q.v. - (28 May 2012) - M.D. Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Adey, W.H. (2006). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 45: 71-115.
Created: 04 April 2006 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 04 April 2006 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.