Callithamnion caespitosum J.Agardh 1851

Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton

Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.BoltonSpiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on Patella vulgata - 30 September 2007. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Callithamnion caespitosum J.Agardh 1851: 18

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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 Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton.

Type Information
Type locality: Brest; (Athanasiadis 1996: 26) Lectotype: LD; Agardh No. 18011 (Womersley 1994: 56)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 June 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 June 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 November 2022

 
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