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Pterothamnion confusum (J.Agardh) Athanasiadis

Publication details
Pterothamnion confusum (J.Agardh) Athanasiadis 1996: 65, fig. 19A-D

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterothamnion is Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Callithamnion confusum J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Ad Novam Zelandiam (Lyall!)." [Chalky Bay, west coast Middle Island, New Zealand] (Athanasiadis 1996: 65). Holotype: D. Lyall; Feb. 1851; TCD (Athanasiadis 1996: 65). Notes: Isotype in LD, herb. alg. agardh, no. 17964 ‘Wrangelia ? squarrulosa H... var. ß.. Nov. Zealandia Lyall’ (Athanasiadis, 1996: 65).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Pterothamnion Section Tetrakladion

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), confused.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion confusum J.Agardh 1876
Antithamnion confusum (J.Agardh) Laing 1905

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Antithamnion lindaueri G.Feldmann 1950
Platythamnion lindaueri (Feldmann) N.M.Adams 1991
Pterothamnion lindaueri (G.Feldmann) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994

General environment
This is a marine species.

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