Pterothamnion floccosum (O.F.Müller) Nägeli 1855
Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
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Pterothamnion floccosum (O.F.Müller) Nägeli in Nägeli & Cramer 1855: 66
Published in: Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1855). Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. Heft 1. pp. [i-vi], -120, pls I-X. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick
Conferva floccosa O.F.Müller
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 22 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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2021.