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Antithamnion densum (Suhr) M.Howe

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Antithamnieae
Genus Antithamnion


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Trematocarpus papenfussii Searles

Antithamnion densum (Suhr) M.Howe Clare Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland; cultured spermatangial plants
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Antithamnion densum (Suhr) M.Howe 1914: 151, pl. 30: fig. 8

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1914). The marine algae of Peru. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 15: 1-185, 44 figs, 66 plates.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Antithamnion is Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli.

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

Callithamnion densum Suhr

Type information
Type locality: "Auf der Frons von Rhodomenia glaphyra S. in Peru." (Suhr 1840: 281). Holotype: MEL 692189 (Athanasiadis 1996: 161).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion densum Suhr 1840

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion leptocladum Montagne 1842
Herpothamnion leptocladum (Montagne) Nägeli 1862
Antithamnion setaceum N.L.Gardner 1927
Antithamnion pygmaeum N.L.Gardner 1927
Antithamnion leptocladum (Montagne) M.J.Wynne 1986

Taxonomic notes
Guiry (1997) suggests consulting Guiry & Maggs (1991) on the synonymy between Antithamnion densum and Antithamnion defectum.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: [1]-221.

Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: [1]-221.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Lee, S.-R., Lee, I. K. & Suh, Y. (2005). Molecular evidence for recognizing Antithamnion sparsum (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) at the species level. Phycologia 44: 530-535.

Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Maggs, C.A. (1991). Antithamnion densum (Suhr) Howe from Clare Island, Ireland: a marine red alga new to the British Isles. Cryptogamie, Algologie 12: 189-194.

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