Ceratocolax hartzii Rosenvinge
Ceratocolax hartzii Rosenvinge 1898: 34
Original publication: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1898). Deuxième mémoire sur les algues marines du Groenland. pp. 1-125, 1 pl. Copenhagen: Bianco Luno (F. Dreyer).
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ceratocolax.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Coccotylus hartzii (Rosenvinge) L.Le Gall & G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Point data for Ireland and BritainThis map may take a minute to load. Please use an up-to-date web browser (Google Chrome 11, Firefox 4, Safari 5, Opera 11, Internet Explorer 9) for best performance.
Type locality: Greenland (Silva 1996-to date).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceratocolax hartzii Rosenvinge)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980).
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995), Britain (Dixon & Irvine 1977, Hardy & Guiry 2003), Ireland (Cotton 1912, Guiry 1978), Norway (Rueness 1997), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Sweden (Kylin 1944).
Source of synonymy
Le Gall, L. & Saunders, G.W. (2010). DNA barcoding is a powerful tool to uncover algal diversity: a case study of the Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in the Canadian flora. Journal of Phycology 46(2): 374-389.
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]v-xi, 4-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp.  7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Ceratocolax&species=hartzii
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Ceratocolax&Species=hartzii
Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 674 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Newroth, P.R. & Taylor, A.R.A. (1968). The distribution of Ceratocolax hartzii. British Phycological Journal 31: 543-546.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=432
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:108266