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Antithamnionella elegans var. decussata Cormaci & G.Furnari

Publication details
Antithamnionella elegans var. decussata Cormaci & G.Furnari 1988: 345, figs 2-6

Published in: Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (1988). Antithamnionella elegans (Bethold) Cormaci et Furnari (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) and related species, with the description of two new varieties. Phycologia 27(3): 340-346, 19 figs, 1 table.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Antithamnionella is Antithamnionella sarniensis Lyle.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Athanasiadis (1996: 119) this taxon is synonymous with Antithamnionella sublittoralis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Athanasiadis (Furnari et al., 1999). "We follow Gómez Garreta et al. (2001) in considering this taxon distinct from A. sublittoralis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Athanasiadis..." (Furnari et al., 2003).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Augusta (Syracuse, Italy) (Cormaci & Furnari 1988: 345). Holotype (sterile): M. Cormaci & G. Furnari; 28 March 1980; epiphytoc on Codium tomentosum at 15 m depth. CAT 489 (Cormaci & Furnari 1988: 345). Notes: Isotype: Herbarium of University of Adelaide and L'Hardy-Halos' Herbarium (Centr Universitaire du Mans).

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

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