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Callithamnion byssoides Arnott ex Harvey 1833

Publication details
Callithamnion byssoides Arnott ex Harvey in W.J. Hooker 1833: 342

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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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 Aglaothamnion tenuissimum (Bonnemaison) Feldmann-Mazoyer

Type information
Lectotype locality: Whitsand Bay, Cornwall, England (Harvey 1833: 342). Lectotype: Arnott; TCD (Womersley 1998: 248).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Womersley (1998) this is a current species.

According to Kapraun & Dunwoody (2002: 508), Aglaothamnion boergesenia (Aponte & Ballantine) L'Hardy-Halos & Rueness = Callithamnion byssoides Arnott ex Harvey in Hooker. - (7 Jun 2006) - Wendy Guiry

Combination also proposed by Trevisan, 1845:78, with basionym Fucus byssoides Goodenough & Woodward 1797. The Current Name of this taxon is Brongniartella byssoides (Goodenough & Woodward) F.Schmidt, 1893 - (14 Apr 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Callithamnion byssoides Arnott ex Harvey)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960), Canary Islands (Gil-Rodriguez et al. 1985, Price, John & Lawson 1986, Sanson & Gil-Rodríguez 1993), Madeira (Levring 1974).

Europe: Britain (Newton 1931, Dixon & Price 1981), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), France (Miranda 1932), Greece (Athanasiadis 1987), Helgoland (Kornmann & Sahling 1983), Ireland (Adams 1908, Cotton 1912, Guiry 1978, Maggs 1983), Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983), Spain (Miranda 1934, Ballesteros 1981, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Boisset & Barceló 1984, Pérez-Ruzafa & Honrubia 1984, Gallardo & al. 1985, Rodriguez Prieto & Polo Alberti 1988, Soto & Conde 1989, Rodríguez-Prieto & Polo, L. 1996, Rodriguez-Prieto & Polo Albertí 1998).

North America: Connecticut (Schneider et al. 1979), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), Virginia (Humm 1979).

Central America: Islas Revillagigedo (Setchell & Gardner 1930).

Caribbean Islands: Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Sierra Leone (Price, John & Lawson 1986), Tunisia (Meñez & Mathieson 1981).

Middle East: Egypt (Papenfuss 1968 ), Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984), South Australia (Womersley 1998), Western Australia (Womersley 1998).

Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Price, J.H. (1981). The genus Callithamnion (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae) in the British Isles. Bulletin of the Britsh Museum (Natural History), Botany 9: 99-141.

Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Edwards, P. (1969). The life history of Callithamnion byssoides in culture. Journal of Phycology 5: 266-268.
Edwards, P. (1971). Effects of light intensity, daylength, and temperature on growth and reproduction of Callithamnion byssoides. Contributions in Phycology September: 163-174, 7 figs, 4 tables.
Kapraun, D.F. (1978). Field and culture studies on growth and reproduction of Callithamnion byssoides (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales) in North Carolina. Journal of Phycology 14: 21-24.
Rueness, J. & L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T. (1991). Aglaothamnion westbrookiae sp. nov. (Rhodophyta), a species previously confused under the name Callithamnion byssoides. Journal of Phycology 27: 649-652.
Rueness, J. & Rueness, M. (1980). Culture and field observations on Callithamnion bipinnatum and C. byssoides (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales) from Norway. Sarsia 65: 29-34.

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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 17 October 2021.

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