Antithamnion leptocladum ( ) M.J. 1986
Antithamnion leptocladum (Montagne) M.J.Wynne 1986: 316
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnion densum (Suhr) M.Howe
Callithamnion leptocladum Montagne
Type locality: Ile du Taud, Straits of Magellan (Athanasiadis 1996: 161). Type: D. d'Urville; on "Rhodymenia palmetta". PC (Athanasiadis 1996: 161).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender shoots.
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 128: -221.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.