Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli 1847

Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli

Current name: Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli
North of Spain, 2010 - 24 October 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli 1847: 200, 202

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1847). Die neuern Algensysteme und Versuch zur Begründung eines eigenen Systems der Algen und Florideen. Neue Denkschriften der Allgemeinen Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten 9(2): 1-275, pls I-X.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Antithamnion.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Callithamnion cruciatum C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "Ad Tergestum in Algis majoribus." [Trieste, Italy]; (Agardh 1827: 637) Lectotype: LD; herb. alg. Agardh 18774 (slide B) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993) Notes: Lectotype illustrated in Athanasiadis (1986: fig. 1)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), cross-shaped (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 October 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 October 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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