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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptophytum laeve W.H.Adey, 1966 
AphiaID: 145135

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlantae (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhodophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurhodophytina (Subdivision) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorideophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallinophycidae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallinales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHapalidiaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelobesioideae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptophytum (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptophytum laeve (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptophytum W.H.Adey, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon Foslie, 1898
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptophytum laeve W.H.Adey, 1966
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum lenormandii f. laeve Foslie, 1891
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion laeve (Foslie) Foslie, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion stroemfeltii Foslie, 1895 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:106408 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Cod to Strait of Belle Isle [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat sublittoral >7m to 40-70 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Red colour results from the dominance of the pigments phycoerythrin and phycocyanin; this masks the other pigments, chlorophyll a (no chlorophyll b), beta-caratene and a number of unique xanthophylls. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Species was mentioned in original list, but not in the final publication: Costello, M.J.; Emblow, C.; White, R. (Ed.). (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-538-0. 463 pp. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction vegetative reproduction is rare; asexual reproduction is effected by the formation of various kinds of spores; Sexual reproduction is unique in this group due to their passive, non flagellated sperm cells (spermatia) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145135
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2010-12-13 10:09:16Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2010-12-13 11:10:30Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Leptophytum laeve W.H.Adey, 1966. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145135 on 2016-07-26
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