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Plocamium angustatum Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Plocamiales
Family Plocamiaceae
Genus Plocamium

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Plocamium angustatum Kützing
Dog Point, Port Arthur, Tasmania; depth: 14 m; det. C. Sanderson. 15 Dec 2008. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Plocamium angustatum Kützing
Dog Point, Port Arthur, Tasmania; depth: 14 m; det. C. Sanderson. 15 Dec 2008. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

 

Scinaia brasiliensis (A.B.Joly & Cordeiro-Marino) Huisman

Plocamium angustatum Kützing Dog Point, Port Arthur, Tasmania; depth: 14 m; det. C. Sanderson
© Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com)

Publication details
Plocamium angustatum Kützing 1866: 17, pl. 48 c-e

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1866). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVI pp. i-iii, 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plocamium is Plocamium vulgare J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium angustum (J.Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), narrowed (Sreenivasa Rao 1965).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Plocamium angustatum Hooker 1866: 17, pl. 48, fig. c-e (Index Nominum Algarum). - (22 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Nov. Holl. (Silva 1996-to date). Type: J.D. Hooker; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Data refer to Plocamium angustatum Hooker 1866: 17, pl. 48, fig. c-e (Index Nominum Algarum).

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.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 22 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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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 19 May 2019.

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