Aristothamnion collabens (Rudolphi) Papenfuss on Gigartina bracteata, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Asperocaulon collabens Rudolphi 1831: 178
Published in: Rudolphi, F. (1831). Plantae Ecklonianae. Algae. Linnaea 6: 171-181.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callithamnion collabens (Rudolphi) L.McIvor & Maggs
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), collapsing (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Table Bay or Gordons Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 382). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Papenfuss (1968b: 269).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (2002). RbcL sequences indicate a single evolutionary origin of multinucleate cells in the red algal tribe Callithamnieae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23: 433-446.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.