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Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey 1841

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 purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf. 19 Mar 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
North of Portugal, 2006. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Brittany, France, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 17 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Chaetomorpha darwinii (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing

Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland
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Publication details
Callithamnion purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey 1841: 116

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, [1]-229. London: John Van Voorst.
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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 Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Basionym
Byssus purpurea Lightfoot

Type information
Type locality: ‘Upon the base of the Abbott MacKinnon’s tomb in the ruined Abbey at Y-Columb-Kill’ Type: Probably destroyed (Conway & Knaggs, 1966) Notes: The Abbott MacKinnon’s tomb has now been enclosed and no trace of the original population remains (fide David Fewer).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1900). Note sur une Floridée aérienne (Rhodochorton islandicum nov. sp.). Botanisk Tidsskrift 23(1): 61-81.

Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 March 2017 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 06 May 2021.

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