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Leptophytum arcticum (Kjellman) Athanasiadis

Publication details
Leptophytum arcticum (Kjellman) Athanasiadis 2007: 477

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (2007). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in NW Spitsbergen. Nordic Journal of Botany 24: 469-499.

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

Basionym
Lithophyllum arcticum Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Uddebay, east coast of Novaya Zemlya, western Kara Sea (Athanasiadis 2008: 223). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; September 1875; UPS sine numero (Athanasiadis 2008: 223). Notes: Lectotype designat4d by A. Athanasiadis (2001: 94, figs 1, 2). Paratype at TRH B18-2593 (Woelkering et al. 2005: 349).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum arcticum Kjellman 1877
Lithothamnion arcticum (Kjellman) Foslie 1898
Mesophyllum arcticum (Kjellman) Athanasiadis 1996

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Vinogradova, K.L. (2010). Taxonomic review of the Corallinales (Rhodophyta) in the northern Russian seas. Botanicheskii Zhurnal (St. Petersburg) 95(5): 667-681, 6 pls.

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