Antithamnion villosum (Kützing) Athanasiadis 1993

Antithamnion villosum (Kützing) Athanasiadis

Current name: Antithamnion villosum (Kützing) Athanasiadis
Gorishoek, Oosterschelde Basin, The Netherlands; with tetrasporangia - 14 July 2006. Herre Stegenga (

Publication Details
Antithamnion villosum (Kützing) Athanasiadis 1993: 10

Published in: 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.

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 cruciatum var. villosum Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: Calvados [Normandy, France]; (Athanasiadis 1996: 164) Type: L; 939.194 ... 1186 (Athanasiadis 1996: 164)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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