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Aglaothamnion byssoides (Arnott ex Harvey) C.F.Boudouresque & M.M.Perret-Boudouresque 1987

Publication details
Aglaothamnion byssoides (Arnott ex Harvey) C.F.Boudouresque & M.M.Perret-Boudouresque 1987: 17

Published in: Boudouresque, C.-F. & Perret-Boudouresque, M. (1987). A checklist of the benthic marine algae of Corsica. pp. [1]-121. Marseille: GIS Posidonie publ.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aglaothamnion is Aglaothamnion furcellariae (J.Agardh) Feldmann-Mazoyer.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aglaothamnion tenuissimum (Bonnemaison) Feldmann-Mazoyer

Basionym
Callithamnion byssoides Arnott ex Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Whitsand Bay, Cornwall, England (Harvey 1833: 342). Lectotype: Arnott; TCD (Womersley 1998: 248).

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

Nomenclatural notes
This combination was also proposed by L'Hardy-Halos & Rueness (1990: 352). - (11 Jun 2007) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Furnari et al. (1998) concluded that Aglaothamnion byssoides and A. tenuissimum were conspecific.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Aglaothamnion byssoides (Arnott ex Harvey) C.F.Boudouresque & M.M.Perret-Boudouresque)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Neto 1994, Tittley & Neto 1994), Canary Islands (Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Moro & al. 2011), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001).

Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995), Britain (Maggs & Hommersand 1993), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Sekimoto et al. 2009, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Ireland (Maggs & Hommersand 1993, Morton 1994), Italy (Cecere & al. 1996), Malta (Cormaci & al. 1997), Netherlands (Stegenga & al. 1997), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spain (Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Guillermes, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1994, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Conde & al. 1996, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Cremades, Bárbara, Granja & Veiga 1997, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Bárbara 2002, Valenzuela Miranda 2002, Bárbara & al., 2003).

Africa: South Africa (Silva & al. 1996).

Indian Ocean Islands: Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Silva & al. 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 1997).

Source of current name
Furnari, G., L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T., Rueness, J. & Serio, D. (1998). On the conspecificity of Aglaothamnion tenuissimum and A. byssoides (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 47: 843-849, 8 figs, 2 tables.

Key references
L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T. & Rueness, J. (1990). Comparative morphology and crossability of related species of Aglaothamnion (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 29: 351-366.

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.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Furnari, G., L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T., Rueness, J. & Serio, D. (1998). On the conspecificity of Aglaothamnion tenuissimum and A. byssoides (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 47: 843-849, 8 figs, 2 tables.
Rueness, J. & L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T. (1991). Aglaothamnion westbrookiae sp. nov. (Rhodophyta), a species previously confused under the name Callithamnion byssoides. Journal of Phycology 27: 649-652.

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