Ceramium plumula (J.Ellis) C.
Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014
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Ceramium plumula (J.Ellis) C.Agardh 1817: 62
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli
Conferva plumula J.Ellis
Type locality: Unlocalised, probably Sussex, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Lectotype: Ellis’s original illustration (pl. XVIII: G) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Notes: Dixon (1960) considered that the type was lost. Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 26) selected as lectotype Ellis’s illustration in pl. XVIII: fig. G.
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1855). Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. Heft 1. pp. [i-vi], -120, pls I-X. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.
Created: 01 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.