Lithophyllum tenue Kjellman 1889

Publication Details
Lithophyllum tenue Kjellman 1889: 22, pl. I: figs 6-10

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum tenue (Kjellman) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey.

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 May 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2022

 
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