Leptophytum adeyi Steneck & R.T.Paine 1986

Publication Details
Leptophytum adeyi Steneck & R.T.Paine 1986: 235, 236, figs 32, 33

Published in: Steneck, R.S. & Paine, R.T. (1986). Ecological and taxonomic studies of shallow-water encrusting Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) of the boreal northeastern Pacific. Phycologia 25(2): 221-240.

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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.

Type Information
Type locality: North shore of Tatoosh Island, Washington State; (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 98) Holotype: R. Paine; 7 October 1979; On a pebble, in the intertidal zone, in a tidepool, in a cave, below a canopy of macroalgae; US; 79-TIW-2 (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 98)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 March 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 March 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

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