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Callithamnion confusum J.Agardh

Publication details
Callithamnion confusum J.Agardh 1876: 25 (as 'C?. confusum' )

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callithamnion is Callithamnion corymbosum (Smith) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion confusum (J.Agardh) Athanasiadis

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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).

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

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