Antithamnion spirographidis Schiffner 1916

Antithamnionella spirographidis (Schiffner) E.M.Wollaston

Current name: Antithamnionella spirographidis (Schiffner) E.M.Wollaston
Ría de A Coruña, microscope, Galicia, Spain, 2008; apexIgnacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Antithamnion spirographidis Schiffner 1916: 137, figs 19-27

Published in: Schiffner, V. (1916). Studien über algen des adriatischen Meeres. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 11: 127-198.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Antithamnion is Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnionella spirographidis (Schiffner) E.M.Wollaston.

Type Information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy; (Womersley 1998: 171) Holotype: Schiffner ; 12 August 1914; B; 16841 (Womersley 1998: 171) Notes: Isotype in BM.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 January 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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