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Callithamnion floccosum (O.F.Müller) C.Agardh 1828

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Callithamniaceae
Subfamily Callithamnioideae
Tribe Callithamnieae
Genus Callithamnion

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Callithamnion floccosum (O.F.Müller) C.Agardh
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Cryptonemia flabellifolia Pinheiro-Joventino & E.C.Oliveira

Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Callithamnion floccosum (O.F.Müller) C.Agardh 1828: 158

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1828). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Voluminis secundi. Sectio prior. pp. [i]-lxxvi, [i]-189. Gryphiae [Greifswald]: sumptibus Ernesti Mauriti [Ernst Mauritius].
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Publication date: Sept-Dec 1828

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

Basionym
Conferva floccosa O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: "De Norske fjorde" [Norwesgian fjord] (Müller 1780: pl. 828). (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 14). Notes: Lectotype: illustration in Flora danica (O.F. Müller 1780, pl. 828, fig. 1) selected by Athanasiadis in Maggs and Hommersand (1993: 14).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

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
Whittick, A. (1980). Antithamnionella floccosa (O. F. Müll.) nov. comb.: a taxonomic re-appraisal of Antithamnion floccosum (O. F. Müll.) Kleen (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae). Phycologia 19: 74-79, 12 figs.

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