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Callithamnion pulchellum Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Callithamnion pulchellum Harvey 1855: 561, nom. illeg.

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
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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 Acrothamnion preissii (Sonder) E.M.Wollaston

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Callithamnion pulchellum C.Agardh, 1828. - (13 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Rottnest Island and Cape Riche, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 372).

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Source of current name
Wollaston, E.M. (1968). Morphology and taxonomy of Southern Australian genera of Crouanieae Schmitz (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 16: 217-417, 42 figs, 1 table, 10 plates.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. 535. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 27 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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