Callithamnion plumula var. crispum ( ) J.
Callithamnion plumula var. crispum (Ducluzeau) J.Agardh 1851: 29
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion crispum (Ducluzeau) Nägeli
Ceramium crispum Ducluzeau
Type locality: "Ce petit Ceramium croît à Sette sur les rochers; je l'ai ramassé dan le mois de juin." [Sète, France] (Athanasiadis 1996: 69). Neotype: G IG110783 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 23). Notes: A specimen said to have been discovered by Athanasiadis (pers. comm. in Maggs & Hommersand, 1993) is said by the authors to have priority over the neotype from Banyuls-sur-mer, France, designated by Athanasiadis (1985, fig. 12.). However, Athanasiadis (1996: 69) retains the neotype.
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 November 2017 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 26 May 2018.