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Callithamnion rupicola C.L.Anderson

Publication details
Callithamnion rupicola C.L.Anderson 1894: 360, figs A, B

Published in: Anderson, C.L. (1894). Some new and some old algae but recently recognized on the California coast. Zoƫ 4: 358-362.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callithamnion is Callithamnion corymbosum (Smith) Lyngbye.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing on rocks or cliffs.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion breviramosum Gardner 1927
Callithamnion varispirale E.Y.Dawson 1949
Callithamnion rigidum E.Y.Dawson 1962
Callithamnion uncinatum E.Y.Dawson 1962

Taxonomic notes
%u201CThis material is very small, about 5 mm tall, and may represent Collins%u2019 f. pygmaeum (Phyc. Bor.- Amer. no. 1797), but the writer%u2019s material of that number is not sufficiently good to confirm the relationship.%u201D (Taylor, 1945). - (20 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Monterey Bay, California (Dawson 1962: 34). Type: C. L. Anderson; Herb. New York Botanical Garden (Dawson 1962: 34).

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Key references
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Verified by: 20 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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