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Callithamnion pygmaeum Kützing 1849

Publication details
Callithamnion pygmaeum Kützing 1849: 640

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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 Colaconema savianum (Meneghini) R.Nielsen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 101).

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
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + [1]- 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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