Pterothamnion pusillum ( ) Nägeli
Pterothamnion pusillum (Ruprecht) Nägeli 1862: 414
Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scagelothamnion pusillum (Ruprecht) Athanasiadis
Callithamnion pusillum Ruprecht
Nova Zemlja, Arctic Russia (Athanasiadis 1996: 87). Lectotype: LE (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 30).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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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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 19 August 2018.