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Pterothamnion refractum (Kützing) Nägeli

Publication details
Pterothamnion refractum (Kützing) Nägeli 1862: 376

Published in: 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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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 refractum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Spalato, Im Adriatischen Meere. (Athanasiadis 1996: 69). Lectotype: L Slide No. 939.194.1087 A (Athanasiadis 1996: 69).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broken.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Created: 30 July 2002 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 19 October 2017.

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