Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick 1980

Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick

Current name: Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick
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Publication Details
Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick 1980: 77

Published in: Whittick, A. (1980). Antithamnionella floccosa (O. F. Müll.) nov. comb.: a taxonomic re-appraisal of Antithamnion floccosum (O. F. Müll.) Kleen (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae). Phycologia 19: 74-79, 12 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Antithamnionella is Antithamnionella sarniensis Lyle.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Conferva floccosa O.F.Müller

Type Information
Type locality: "De Norske fjorde" [Norwesgian fjord]; (Müller 1780: pl. 828) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 14) Notes: Lectotype: illustration in Flora danica (O.F. Müller 1780, pl. 828, fig. 1) selected by Athanasiadis in Maggs and Hommersand (1993: 14).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

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 23 May 2024

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