Callithamnion thuioides (Smith) C.
Compsothamnion thuioides (Smith) Nägeli microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, Peinzás, 2006; cystocarp
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Callithamnion thuioides (Smith) C.Agardh 1828: 172
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1828). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Voluminis secundi. Sectio prior. pp. [i]-lxxvi, [i]-189. Gryphiae [Greifswald]: sumptibus Ernesti Mauriti [Ernst Mauritius].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Compsothamnion thuioides (Smith) Nägeli
Conferva thuioides Smith
Type locality: "Mr. W. Borrer, to whom we are obliged for this Conferva, has found it on Yarmouth [Norfolk, England] beach, several different years, in September and October." (Smith 1809-1810: pl. 2205). Lectotype: LINN herb. Smith 1719.36 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 164). Notes: The LINN specimen is Undated and unlocalised.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See Athanasiadis (2016: 839, footnote 9) regarding the orthography of this name. Four nomenclatural experts unanimously agree that the original spelling of the specific epithet in the validly published name Conferva thuioides J.E.Smith (1810, pl. 2205) is to be retained and that spelling is not correctable under any provision of ICN Art. 60 or 61. - (3 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.
Created: 23 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 October 2018.