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Callithamnion vieillardii Kützing

Publication details
Callithamnion vieillardii Kützing 1863: 14

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1863). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu drei und siebenzig neun Algenspecies. Zu der öffentlichen Prüfung sämmtlicher Klassen der Realschule zu Nordhausen. pp. [1]-19. Nordhausen: Realschule zu Nordhausen.

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.

Eponomy
Named for Eugène Vieillard (1819-1896), a French naval surgeon and naturalist who collected in New Caledonia and Tahiti and was director of the Jardin Botanique de Caen.

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

Taxonomic notes
Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 540) note that the type specimen is fragmented and badly preserved and thus difficult to identify with certainty. Judging from Kützing's illustrations figs 3c, d), this species does appear to represent a species of the Callithamnion group.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Description
Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 540) note that this species has monosiphonous, ecorticated axes with one lateral borne alternately on each axial cell.

Type information
Type locality: New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540). Holotype: Vieillard; L 938,92-234 (barcode L 0055703) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540).

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Key references
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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