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Radicilingua thysanorhizans (Holmes) Papenfuss


Radicilingua thysanorhizans

Description: Thallus flat with prostrate foliose branches, very thin up to 5 mm wide and up to 5 cms long, overlapping. Veins microscopic.

Habitat: Sublittoral only, as patches on pebbles or rock. Generally on stones or gravel in a depth of 30 m.

Distribution: British Isles, mainly south-western coasts but recorded in Wales and on the north of Ireland and in Scotland. Europe: the Mediterranean, Portugal and Spain.

Similar Species: Acrosorium venulosum.

Distribution Map from NBN: Interactive map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.

WoRMS: Species record : World Register of Marine Species.



 Morton, O. & Picton, B.E. (2016). Radicilingua thysanorhizans (Holmes) Papenfuss. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZM10240 Accessed on 2017-10-20

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