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Ceratodictyon repens (Kützing) R.E.Norris

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Lomentariaceae
Genus Ceratodictyon


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Ceratodictyon repens (Kützing) R.E.Norris
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Ceratodictyon repens (Kützing) R.E.Norris
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).


Ceramium diaphanum var. minus P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Gelidiopsis repens (Kützing) Weber Bosse
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Publication details
Ceratodictyon repens (Kützing) R.E.Norris 1987: 245

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1987). The systematic position of Gelidiopsis and Ceratodictyon (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae), genera new to South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 53: 239-246, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ceratodictyon is Ceratodictyon spongiosum Zanardini.

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

Gelidium repens Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Wagap, New Caledonia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 361). Holotype: Vieillard; L 941,11-84 (barcode L 0055781) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 541). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 2104.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium repens Kützing 1868
Gelidiopsis repens (Kützing) Weber Bosse 1928

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium acrocarpum Harvey ex Kützing 1869
Gelidiopsis acrocarpa (Harvey ex Kützing) De Toni 1900

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Freshwater, D.W., Idol, J.N., Parham, S.L., Fernández-García, C., León, N., Gabrielson, P.W. & Wysor, B. (2017). Molecular assisted identification reveals hidden red algae diversity from the Burica Peninsula, Pacific Panama. Diversity 9(19): 1-38, 31 figs.

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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 23 April 2019.

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