Callithamnion cladodermum Zanardini 1846

Balliella cladoderma (Zanardini) Athanasiadis

Current name: Balliella cladoderma (Zanardini) Athanasiadis
Alboran Island, Spain; subtidal at -27m depth - 04 August 1992. Fabio Rindi (

Publication Details
Callithamnion cladodermum Zanardini 1846: 37

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1846). Delle Callitamniee e di alcune nuove specie del genere Callithamnion Ag. Giornale Botanico Italiano Anno 1 (tomo 2)(1): 28-40.

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 Balliella cladoderma (Zanardini) Athanasiadis.

Type Information
Type locality: "Dalmatia inter Corallos inhabitans" [Dalmatia, Adriatic Sea]; (Zanardini 1846: 37) Type: V; (Athanasiadis 1996: 41)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 October 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 October 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 March 2023

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