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Callithamnion spinosum Harvey

Publication details
Callithamnion spinosum Harvey 1833: 345

Published in: 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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callithamnion is Callithamnion corymbosum (Smith) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aglaothamnion hookeri (Dillwyn) Maggs & Hommersand

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sidmouth, Devon, England (Harvey 1833: 345). Lectotype: Mrs Griffiths; undated; TCD (Dixon & Price 1981: 134). Notes: Harris (1966) cited as holotype a specimen at TCD, undefined as to the locality and lacking further identifying data. That specimen is of no imporance to the correct typification (Dixon & Price, 1981: 134).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.

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