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Callithamnion luxurians J.Agardh ex Kützing

Publication details
Callithamnion luxurians J.Agardh ex Kützing 1849: 639

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 Acrochaetium luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Nägeli

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

Taxonomic notes
Included in the synonymy of Acrochaetium secundatum by some authors, and in the synonymy of Acrochaetium virgatulum by others. - (27 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
on Zostera (Clayden & Saunders, 2014). - (2 Jul 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sweden: "ad litora Scaniae" (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Agardh's collection LD35117 (Clayden & Saunders 2014: 227). Notes: Type: L (INA). Clayden & Saunders (2014: 228) note that they used specimens from Agardh's collections in Lund, Sweden, because original material could not be located in the Kützing collection in the Netherlands.

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Source of current name
Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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