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Callithamnion acanthophorum Kützing

Publication details
Callithamnion acanthophorum Kützing 1849: 647

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 Macrothamnion acanthophorum (Kützing) Womersley

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

Taxonomic notes
Athanasiadis (1996: 173) refers this entity, with doubt, to the sunonymy of Macrothamnion pectenellum Wollaston. - (16 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. 535. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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

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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 17 November 2018.

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