Thamnidium sparsum ( )
Thamnidium sparsum (Harvey) Kleen 1874: 23
Published in: Kleen, E.A.G. (1874). Om Nordlandens högre hafsalger. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 31(9): 1-46, Plates IX, X.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Thamnidium is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli
Callithamnion sparsum Harvey
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116). Type: D. Carmichael; TCD (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Created: 03 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 01 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.