Antithamnion americanum (Harvey) Kjellman 1883

Publication Details
Antithamnion americanum (Harvey) Kjellman 1883: 231

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1883). Norra Ishafvets algflora [Northern Arctic Ocean algalflora]. Vega-expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser 3: 1-431, pls 1-31.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Antithamnion is Antithamnion cruciatum (C.Agardh) Nägeli.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scagelia americana (Harvey) Athanasiadis.

Callithamnion americanum Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A; (Athanasiadis 1996: 88) Lectotype: Dr Roche; TCD; (Athanasiadis 1996: 76) Notes: Lectotype selected by Alan Whittick (Athanasiadis, 1996: 76).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 01 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 February 2024

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