Antithamnion piliferum Cormaci & G.Furnari 1987

Publication Details
Antithamnion piliferum Cormaci & G.Furnari 1987: 225, figs 1-9

Published in: Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (1987). Antithamnion piliferum sp. nov. (Ceramiceae, Rhodophyta) from eastern Sicily (Mediterranean Sea). Cryptogamie, Algologie 8(3): 223-232.

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Capo Passero (Syracuse, Italy); (Cormaci & Furnari 1987: 225) Holotype (sterile): M. Cormaci & G. Furnari; 11 June 1983; epiphytic on Posidonia oceanica leaves at 18 m depth; CAT; 490 (Cormaci & Furnari 1987: 225)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bearing hairs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 October 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 October 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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