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Colaconema savianum (Meneghini) R.Nielsen 1994

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Colaconematales
Family Colaconemataceae
Genus Colaconema


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Colaconema savianum (Meneghini) R.Nielsen
James Price Point, Western Australia; scale 500 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


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Colaconema savianum (Meneghini) R.Nielsen James Price Point, Western Australia; scale 500 µm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Colaconema savianum (Meneghini) R.Nielsen 1994: 715

Published in: Nielsen, R. (1994). New combinations within the genus Colaconema (Acrochaetiaceae, Bangiophyceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 14: 715.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Colaconema is Colaconema bonnemaisoniae Batters.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Callithamnion savianum Meneghini

Type information
Type locality: In portu Genuae [Genoa, Italy] (Athanasiadis 1996: 23). Type: on Zostera . FL Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 47) the holotype was collected at Cherbourg, France and is located in PC.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion savianum Meneghini 1840
Acrochaetium savianum (Meneghini) Nägeli 1862
Chantransia saviana (Meneghini) Ardissone 1883
Audouinella saviana (Meneghini) Woelkerling 1973

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Colaconema byssaceum (Kützing) J.H.Price
Callithamnion byssaceum Kützing 1843
Callithamnion affine Kützing 1843
Callithamnion posidoniae Zanardini 1846
Callithamnion pygmaeum Kützing 1849
Acrochaetium posidoniae (Zanardini) Nägeli 1862
Chantransia rigida Reinsch 1875
Audouinella byssacea (Kützing) J.H.Price 1986

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by Perestenko (1996 '1994': 47). - (4 Dec 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Huisman, J.M. & Woelkering, W.J. (2018). Colaconematales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 23-28. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 1 Rødalger (Rhodophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 7: [1]-398, col. figs and distributional maps.

Perestenko, L.P. (1996). Krasnyye vodorosli dal'nevostochnykh morey Rossii [Red algae of the Far-Eastern Seas of Russia]. pp. 330, 1 insert, 8 figures, 60 plates. Saint Petersburg: Izdatel'stvo OL'GA. [in Russian]

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