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Padina tenuis Bory

Publication details
Padina tenuis Bory 1827: 590

Published in: B[ory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M.] (1827). Padine. Padina. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. (Audouin, I. et al. Eds) Vol. 12, pp. 589-591. Paris: Rey et Gravier; Baudouin Frères.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Padina is Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Padina boryana Thivy

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Padina tenuis Bory)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Ribera et al. 1992), Balearic Islands (Nizamuddin 1981, Ribera et al. 1992), Corsica (Ribera et al. 1992), Crete (Nizamuddin 1981), Croatia (Nizamuddin 1981), France (Nizamuddin 1981, Ribera et al. 1992), Greece (Nizamuddin 1981, Nizamuddin 1981, Athanasiadis 1987, Ribera et al. 1992), Italy (Nizamuddin 1981, Ribera et al. 1992, Ribera et al. 1992), Spain (Nizamuddin 1981, Gallardo et al. 1985).

Africa: Egypt (Ribera et al. 1992), Libya (Nizamuddin 1981, Ribera et al. 1992), Tunisia (Nizamuddin 1981, Ribera et al. 1992).

South-west Asia: Iran (Sohrabipour & Rabii 1999).

Asia: Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine 1993), Singapore (Teo & Wee 1983).

Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), Lord Howe Island (Lewis 1985), Queensland (Lewis 1985, Cribb 1996, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002), Western Australia (Huisman & Walker 1990, Huisman & Borowitzka 2003).

Pacific Islands: Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Taxonomic notes
According to South & Skelton (2003) and Abbott & Huisman (2004), this is a synonym of Padina boryana Thivy.

Source of synonymy
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Marine green and brown algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. i-xi, 1-259, 6 maps, 3 pls, 95 figs, 1 photograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

Key references
Nizamuddin, M. (1981). Contribution to the marine algae of Libya Dictyotales. Bibliotheca Phycologica 54: 1-122, pls I-XXXIX, 1 map.

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