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Callithamnion thuioides (Smith) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Callithamniaceae
Subfamily Callithamnioideae
Tribe Callithamnieae
Genus Callithamnion

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Callithamnion thuioides (Smith) C.Agardh
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, Peinzás, 2006; cystocarp. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion thuioides (Smith) C.Agardh
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion thuioides (Smith) C.Agardh
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

 

Dictyota variegata J.V.Lamouroux

Compsothamnion thuioides (Smith) Nägeli microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, Peinzás, 2006; cystocarp
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
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].
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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 Compsothamnion thuioides (Smith) Nägeli

Basionym
Conferva thuioides Smith

Type information
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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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.

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Verified by: 03 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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