Callithamnion sparsum Harvey 1833: 348
Original publication: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116). Type: TCD (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Callithamnion&species=sparsum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Callithamnion&Species=sparsum
Created: 03 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 April 2012 by Michael Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:108744