Callithamnion leptocladum Montagne 1842: 9
Published in: Montagne, [J.F.] C. (1842). Prodromus generum specierumque phycearum novarum, in itinere ad polum antarcticum...ab illustri Dumont d'Urville peracto collectarum, notis diagnosticis tantum huc evulgatarum, descriptionibus verò fusioribus nec non iconibus analyticis iam iamque illustrandarum. pp. [1-]16. Parisiis [Paris]: apud Gide, editorem.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnion densum (Suhr) M.Howe
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender shoots.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ile du Taud, Straits of Magellan (Athanasiadis 1996: 161). Type: D. d'Urville; on "Rhodymenia palmetta". PC (Athanasiadis 1996: 161).
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
Created: 12 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2019.