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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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Source of synonymy
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. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 April 2017.

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