Antithamnion plumula var. spinescens Strömfelt 1888

Publication Details
Antithamnion plumula var. spinescens Strömfelt 1888: 381 [bis], pl. 3: fig. 1

Published in: Strömfelt, H.F.G. (1888). Algae novae quas ad litora Scandinaviae indagavit. Notarisia 9: 381-384, 1 table.

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 Pterothamnion spinescens (Strömfelt) Athanasiadis.

Type Information
Type locality: ‘Nökling insulae Bömmelön ad litus occidentale Norvegiae’ [Lyckling on the west side of Bömlo Island, Noway]; (Athanasiadis 1996: 57) Notes: Lectorype selected by Athanasiadis (1996: 57) as Strömfelt’s original illustration (pl. 3: fig. 1).

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 27 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 April 2024

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