Callithamnion pectinatum Montagne 1842

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Callithamnion pectinatum Montagne 1842: 9

Published in: Montagne, [J.F.] C. (1842). Prodromus generum specierumque phycearum novarum, in itinere ad polum antarcticum...ab illustri Dumont d'Urville peracto collectarum, notis diagnosticis tantum huc evulgatarum, descriptionibus verĂ² fusioribus nec non iconibus analyticis iam iamque illustrandarum. pp. [1-]16. Parisiis [Paris]: apud Gide, editorem.

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Publication date: Before 10 Sept 1842

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 Antithamnion pectinatum (Montagne) Brauner.

Type Information
Type locality: "Auckland" [almost certainly Auckland Islands]; (Womersley 1998: 106) Lectotype: Dumont d'Urville; PC; (Athanasiadis 2009: 260) Notes: Type: 'Callithamnion pectinatum Mtg Auckland illustr. d'Urville' (Athanasiadis & Tittley 1994: 79). Athanasiadis (2009) notes that the lectotype was designated in Athanasiadis (1996: 147, fig. 67 A, B).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 June 2024

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