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Litosiphon tenuis Levring 1937

Publication details
Litosiphon tenuis Levring 1937: 66, fig. 10; pl. II: fig. 4

Published in: Levring, T. (1937). Zur Kenntnis der Algenflora der Norwegischen Westküste. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift. N.F. avd. 2 33(8): 1-147, 4 pls, 19 figs. [in German]

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Litosiphon is Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Rognösund, Norway (Athanasiadis 1996: 170). Type: GB

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Probably Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey (Guiry, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.

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