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Antithamnion floccosum (O.F.Müller) Kleen 1874

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Antithamnieae
Genus Antithamnion

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Antithamnion floccosum (O.F.Müller) Kleen
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
Antithamnion floccosum (O.F.Müller) Kleen 1874: 21

Published in: Kleen, E.A.G. (1874). Om Nordlandens högre hafsalger. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 31(9): 1-46, Plates IX, X.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Antithamnion is Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli.

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.

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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.

Key references
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

Created: 22 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Whittick, A. & South, G.R. (1971). Remarks on an infection of Antithamnion floccosum by a species of Olpidiopsis. British Phycological Journal 6: 273.
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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