Acrothamnion pulchellum J. 1892
Acrothamnion pulchellum J.Agardh 1892: 25, pl. I: figs 6-10
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1892). Analecta algologica. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(6): 1-182, 3 pls.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acrothamnion.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrothamnion preissii (Sonder) E.M.Wollaston
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Treated as a new name: the supposed basionym, Callithamnion pulchellum Harvey, was an illegitimate name. - (13 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrothamnion pulchellum J.Agardh)
Asia: Japan (Segawa 1981).
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: -221.
Created: 27 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 541 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Yamada, Y. & Inagaki, K. (1935). On Acrothamnion pulchellum Yamada (non J. Agardh) from Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 37-40.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=15993
Cite this record as:
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 18 September 2021.