Fosliella tenuis Adey & P.J.Adey, nom. inval. 1973
Fosliella tenuis Adey & P.J.Adey 1973: 398, nom. inval.
Published in: Adey, W.H. & Adey, P.J. (1973). Studies of the biosystematics and ecology of the epilithic crustose Corallinaceae of the British Isles. British Phycological Journal 8: 343-407.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pneophyllum coronatum (Rosanoff) Penrose
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: "Art. 44.2. A name of a new taxon of non-fossil algae of specific or lower rank published on or after 1 January 1958 is not validly published unless it is accompanied by an illustration or figure showing the distinctive morphological features, or by a reference to a previously and effectively published such illustration or figure." Fig. 66 shows a graph of cell dimensions not "distinctive morphological features". - (2 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bustein Island Holotype: August 1967; USNC 67-16, 50-70E (Adey & Adey 1973: 399).
Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Mastophoroideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 113-158. London: HMSO.
Created: 21 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2020.