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Callithamnion pollexfenii Harvey 1844

Publication details
Callithamnion pollexfenii Harvey 1844: 186, pl. V: figs 5-7 (as 'Pollexfenii' )

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Description of a new British species of Callithamnion (C. pollexfenii). Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 1 14: 109-131.

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 Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick

Type information
Syntype localities: Orkney Islands, leg. Rev. J. H. Pollexfen; Aberdeen, leg. Dr Dickie [Scotland] (Harvey 1844: 186).

Eponomy
Named for Rev. J.H. Pollexfen, who made one of the two collections upon which this species is based.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Created: 22 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Harvey, W.H. (1844). Description of a new British species of Callithamnion (C. pollexfenii). Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 1 14: 109-131.

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