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Ceramium nitens (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Ceramiineae
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Ceramium

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Ceramium nitens (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre una gorgonia. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

 

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Ceramium nitens (C.Agardh) J.Agardh en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre una gorgonia. Foto: Ángel Fernández.
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Publication details
Ceramium nitens (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 130

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ceramium rubrum var. nitens C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), shining, gleaming (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium rubrum var. nitens C.Agardh 1824

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Mid-intertidal to shallow subtidal up to 15 m depth; growing on rocks or coral fragments, and epiphytic on, or sometimes entangled with, other green or red macroalgae, or seagrass blades of Thalassia testudinum Banks ex Konig or Syringodium filiforme Kützing.

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Key references
Barros-Barreto, M.B., McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. & Ferreira, P.C.G. (2006). Molecular systematics of Ceramium and Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from Brazil. Journal of Phycology 42: 905-921.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cho, T.O., Boo, S.M., Norris, J.N. & Fredericq, S. (2004). Rhizoidal cortication in the red algal genus Ceramium (Ceramiaceae, Ceramiales): two developmental patterns. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 397-407.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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