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Pterothamnion abietinum (Reinsch) Athanasiadis, nom. inval.

Publication details
Pterothamnion abietinum (Reinsch) Athanasiadis 1996: 69, nom. inval.

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterothamnion is Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion crispum (Ducluzeau) Nägeli

Basionym
Callithamnion abietinum Reinsch

Type information
Type locality: "in Dictyota. Tergeste mare adriaticum, mare mediterraneum." [Trieste, Italy] (Reinsch 1875: 48). Notes: Attanasiadis (1996: 69) notes that a type has not been designated.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling fir trees (Neal 1993).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Invalid: combination made in synonymy (INA). - (8 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.

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