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Platythamnion plumula var. crispum (Ducluzeau) Hauck, nom. inval.

Publication details
Platythamnion plumula var. crispum (Ducluzeau) Hauck in Gallardo et al. 1985, nom. inval.

Published in: Gallardo, T., Gómez Garreta, A., Ribera, M.A., Alvarez, M. & Conde, F. (1985). A preliminary checklist of Iberian benthic marine algae. pp. 83. Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platythamnion is Platythamnion heteromorphum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Ceramium crispum Ducluzeau

Type information
Type locality: "Ce petit Ceramium croît à Sette sur les rochers; je l'ai ramassé dan le mois de juin." [Sète, France] (Athanasiadis 1996: 69). Neotype: G IG110783 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 23). Notes: A specimen said to have been discovered by Athanasiadis (pers. comm. in Maggs & Hommersand, 1993) is said by the authors to have priority over the neotype from Banyuls-sur-mer, France, designated by Athanasiadis (1985, fig. 12.). However, Athanasiadis (1996: 69) retains the neotype.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: combination not effected? - (8 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Platythamnion plumula var. crispum (Ducluzeau) Hauck)
Europe: Spain (Gallardo et al. 1985), Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

Source of current name
Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.

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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 15 December 2017.

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