Callithamnion sepositum (Gunnerus) P.S.Dixon & J.H.Price 1981

Aglaothamnion sepositum (Gunnerus) Maggs & Hommersand

Aglaothamnion sepositum (Gunnerus) Maggs & HommersandRía de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 201Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Callithamnion sepositum (Gunnerus) P.S.Dixon & J.H.Price 1981: 124

Published in: Dixon, P.S. & Price, J.H. (1981). The genus Callithamnion (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae) in the British Isles. Bulletin of the Britsh Museum (Natural History), Botany 9: 99-141.

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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 Gaillona seposita (Gunnerus) Athanasiadis.

Conferva seposita Gunnerus

Type Information
Type locality: Lhanfaethly, Anglesey, Caernavon, Wales; (Dixon & Price 1981: 138) Lectotype: Green; undated; OXF; (Dixon & Price 1981: 138) Notes: Comments: the lectotype selected is also the lectotype of Conferva purpurascens Hudson (q.v.).

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), disregarded, isolated, reserved.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 April 2018

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