Antithamnion pectinatum (Montagne) Brauner 1994

Publication Details
Antithamnion pectinatum (Montagne) Brauner 1994: 79

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. & Tittley, I. (1994). Antithamnioid algae (Rhodophyta, Ceramiaceae) newly recorded from the Azores. Phycologia 33: 77-80, 9 figs.

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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 pectinatum Montagne

Type Information
Type locality: "Auckland" [almost certainly Auckland Islands]; (Womersley 1998: 106) Lectotype: Dumont d'Urville; PC; (Athanasiadis 2009: 260) Notes: Type: 'Callithamnion pectinatum Mtg Auckland illustr. d'Urville' (Athanasiadis & Tittley 1994: 79). Athanasiadis (2009) notes that the lectotype was designated in Athanasiadis (1996: 147, fig. 67 A, B).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 May 2024

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