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Callithamnion pedunculatum Kützing 1843

Publication details
Callithamnion pedunculatum Kützing 1843: 371

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

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 Acrochaetium barbadense (Vickers) Børgesen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pedunculate, provided with a peduncle (a stalk) (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Occasionally cited as "Callithamnion pedunculatum Crouan frat. in Mazé & Schramm (1878: 143) but the name is credited in Mazé & Schramm (1878: 143) to Kützing (1849: 641). It was described from Brazil in Kützing (1943: 371), and is illustrated in Kützing (1867: pl. 22, II). - (24 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

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
Hamel, G. (1928). Sur les genres Acrochaetium Naeg. et Rhodochorton Naeg.. Revue Algologique 3: 159-210.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

Kützing, F.T. (1867). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVII pp. [i-iii], 1-30, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

Mazé, H. & Schramm, A. (1878 '1870-1877'). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe 2e Édition. pp. [i]-xix, Errata, [1]-283. Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe): Imprimerie du Gouvernment.

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