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Callithamnion abietinum Reinsch

Publication details
Callithamnion abietinum Reinsch 1875: 48, pl. XXIX: fig. 2

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1875 '1874/75'). Contributiones ad algologiam et fungologiam. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-xii, [1]-103, [104, err.], 131 plates [I-III, IIIa, IV-VI, VIa, VII-XII, XIIa, XIII-XX, XXa, XXI-XXXV, XXXVa, XXXVI (Melanophyceae); I-XLII, XLIIa, XLIII-XLVII, XLVIIa, XLVIII-LXI (Rhodophyceae); I-XVIII (Chlorophyllophyceae); I-IX (Fungi)]. Norimbergae [Nürnberg]: Typis Theodor Haesslein.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callithamnion is Callithamnion corymbosum (Smith) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion crispum (Ducluzeau) Nägeli

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.

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.

Nomenclatural notes
Athanasiadis (1996: 69) proposes the combination Pterothamnion abietinum (Reinsch) Athanasiadis but included both the basionym and the proposed new combination in synonymy with Pterothamnion crispum. This is contrary to Art. 34.1 of the ICBN and the combination is thus invalid.

Source of synonymy
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

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