Callithamnion plumula (J.Ellis)
Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014
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Callithamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Lyngbye 1819: 127
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli
Conferva plumula J.Ellis
Type locality: Unlocalised, probably Sussex, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Lectotype: Ellis’s original illustration (pl. XVIII: G) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Notes: Dixon (1960) considered that the type was lost. Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 26) selected as lectotype Ellis’s illustration in pl. XVIII: fig. G.
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1855). Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. Heft 1. pp. [i-vi], -120, pls I-X. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.
Created: 01 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.