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Ceramium nodulosum Ducluzeau

Publication details
Ceramium nodulosum Ducluzeau 1850

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with swellings, noduled, nodular, or with small nodules .

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

Nomenclatural notes
The name C. nodulosum Ducluzeau is a later homonym (published 27 December 1805) of C. nodulosum De Candolle (in Lamarck & De Candolle, 1805: 45, published 17 September 1805 (Silva et al. 1996: 402). - (27 Aug 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al., Ducluzeau's account of C. nodulosum makes it clear that he was describing a new species and nowhere did he cite Lightfoot, either directly or indirectly. They also note that he explicitly excluded two species from his concept of C. nodulosum, namely, Conferva rubra Hudson and C. nodulosa Hudson 1778, nom. illeg. - (27 Aug 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Sète, Hérault, Mediterranean France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 402).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Key references
Ducluzeau, J.A.P. (1805). Essai sur l'histoire naturelle des Conferves des environs de Montpellier Par. J.A.P. Ducluzeau, de Montagrier, Départment de la Dordogne pour obtenir le grade de Docteur en Médicine. pp. [i]-89, [90, err.; 91, note; 92, presentation]. Montpellier: De l'Imprimierie d'Auguste Ricard, Rue Arc d'Arènes, Maison Plagniol, N.o 9.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2019.

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