Antithamnionella elegans var. boergesenii & G.
Antithamnionella elegans var. boergesenii Cormaci & G.Furnari 1988: 345, figs. 21-23 in Børgesen, Biol. Meddel. Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. 9(1): 57-59 (1930)
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnionella boergesenii (Cormaci & G.Furnari) Athanasiadis
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Gran Canaria: Bahia del Confital (Cormaci & Furnari 1988: 345). Holotype (tetrasporophyte): Boergesen ; 25 March 1921; epiphytic on Gelidium latifolium (as Gelidium corneum). C Algae marinae Canarienses n. 3867 (Cormaci & Furnari 1988: 345).
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
Created: 10 August 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.