Antithamnionella elegans var. decussata & G.
Antithamnionella elegans var. decussata Cormaci & G.Furnari 1988: 345, figs 2-6
Published in: Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (1988). Antithamnionella elegans (Bethold) Cormaci et Furnari (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) and related species, with the description of two new varieties. Phycologia 27(3): 340-346, 19 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Athanasiadis (1996: 119) this taxon is synonymous with Antithamnionella sublittoralis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Athanasiadis (Furnari et al., 1999). "We follow Gómez Garreta et al. (2001) in considering this taxon distinct from A. sublittoralis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Athanasiadis..." (Furnari et al., 2003).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Augusta (Syracuse, Italy) (Cormaci & Furnari 1988: 345). Holotype (sterile): M. Cormaci & G. Furnari; 28 March 1980; epiphytoc on Codium tomentosum at 15 m depth. CAT 489 (Cormaci & Furnari 1988: 345). Notes: Isotype: Herbarium of University of Adelaide and L'Hardy-Halos' Herbarium (Centr Universitaire du Mans).
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: -221.
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