Callithamnion cruciatum C.Agardh 1827

Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli

Current name: Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli
North of Spain, 2010 - 24 October 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Callithamnion cruciatum C.Agardh 1827: 637

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Aufzählung einiger in den östreichischen Ländern gefundenen neuen Gattungen und Arten von Algen, nebst ihrer Diagnostik und beigefügten Bemerkungen. Flora oder Botanische Zeitung, Regensburg 10(no. 40 of the second volume): 625-640.

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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 Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli.

Type Information
Type locality: "Ad Tergestum in Algis majoribus." [Trieste, Italy]; (Agardh 1827: 637) Lectotype: LD; herb. alg. Agardh 18774 (slide B) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993) Notes: Lectotype illustrated in Athanasiadis (1986: fig. 1)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), cross-shaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 February 2024

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