Callithamniella capensis Simons 1970: 6, figs 5, 6
Published in: Simons, R.H. (1970). Marine algae from southern Africa. 1. Six new species from the inter- and infra-tidal zones. Investigational Report Division of Sea Fisheries South Africa 88: , 1-13, 11 figs.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Callithamniella is Callithamniella tingitana (Schousboe ex Bornet) Feldmann-Mazoyer.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Athansiadis (1996: 89) suggests the possibility that this is a synonym of Callithamniella flexilis Baardseth, 1941. - (9 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Simons Bay, False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 384).
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
Created: 22 February 1998 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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.