Callithamnion penicillatum Harvey 1863

Carpothamnion gunnianum (Harvey) Kützing

Current name: Carpothamnion gunnianum (Harvey) Kützing
Harvey, W.H. (1858-1863). Phycologia australica. Vols 1-5. Plates I-CCC. London: Lovell Reeve & Co

Publication Details
Callithamnion penicillatum Harvey 1863: pl. CCLXXIII [273]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1863). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 5. pp. [i]-x, v-lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI-CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve.

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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 Carpothamnion gunnianum (Harvey) Kützing.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 February 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 January 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 January 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2024

 
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