Callithamnion confusum J.
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], -724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.