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Callithamnion furcellariae J.Agardh 1851

Publication details
Callithamnion furcellariae J.Agardh 1851: 37

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 Aglaothamnion tenuissimum (Bonnemaison) Feldmann-Mazoyer

Type information
Type locality: Bohuslän, Sweden (Silva & al. 1996: 373). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh 19087 (Yoshida 1998: 869).

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Furcellaria.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Maggs & Hommersand (1993) this species is a synonym of Aglaothamnion byssoides (Arnott ex Harvey in W. J. Hooker) L’Hardy-Halos & Rueness.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Callithamnion furcellariae J.Agardh)
Europe: Britain (Dixon & Price 1981), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1944).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Feldmann-Mazoyer, G. (1941 '1940'). Recherches sur les Céramiacées de la Mediterranée occidentale. pp. 1-510, 191 figs, pls I-IV. Alger: Imprimerie Minerva 5, Rue Clauzel.

Key references
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.

Created: 12 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kylin, H. (1916). Über Callithamnion furcellariae J. A. Ag. und Callithamnion hiemale Kjellman. Botaniska Notiser 1916: 65-67.

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