Ruthnielsenia tenuis ( ) C.J.O'Kelly, B.Wynsor & W.K.Bellows 2004
Ruthnielsenia tenuis (Kylin) C.J.O'Kelly, B.Wynsor & W.K.Bellows 2004: 798
Published in: O'Kelly, C.J., Wysor, B. & Bellows, W.K. (2004). Gene sequence diversity and the phylogenetic position of algae assigned to the genera Phaeophila and Ochlochaete (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 789-799.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ruthnielsenia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Entocladia tenuis Kylin
Type locality: Kristeberg, Sweden (Kylin 1935: 201). Lectotype: Kylin 1935, fig. 7 (epitype) In dead mussel shells. (Burrows 1991: 111).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: -476, col. figs and distributional maps.
Nielsen, R., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Daugbjerg, N., O'Kelly, C.J. & Wysor, B. (2013). Revision of the genus Ulvella (Ulvellaceae, Ulvophyceae) based on morphology and tufA gene sequences of species in culture, with Acrochaete and Pringsheimiella placed in synonymy. Phycologia 52(1): 37-56.
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