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Antithamnion pygmaeum N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Antithamnion pygmaeum N.L.Gardner 1927: 413, pls. 91-93

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New Rhodophyceae from the Pacific coast of North America. V.. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 403-434, pls 84-93.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Antithamnion is Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnion densum (Suhr) M.Howe

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

Distributional notes
According to Dawson (1962) a single dried collection from the northern Gulf of California, D. 185-40, seems to be this species but is too poorly preserved for positive identification.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: La Jolla, California (Dawson 1962: 21). Type: Gardner No. 5090; July; epiphytic on the stipe of Pelagophycus porra. UC 296663 (Dawson 1962: 21). Notes: Dawson (1962: 21) notes that there is an isotype located in Herb. A. Hancock Found.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Antithamnion pygmaeum N.L.Gardner)
North America: Baja California (Dawson 1962), Gulf of California (Dawson 1962 ).

Africa: Egypt (Papenfuss 1968).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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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 18 July 2019.

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