Ceratocolax hartzii Rosenvinge
Ceratocolax hartzii Rosenvinge 1898: 34
Published in: 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 synonym of Coccotylus hartzii (Rosenvinge) Le Gall & G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The record from "Clare" (Dixon & Irvine, 1977: 215), meaning County Clare, is an error for Clare Island, Co. Mayo, the only known Irish record of this species (Cotton, 1912).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Greenland (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
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.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, -252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp.  7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Newroth, P.R. & Taylor, A.R.A. (1968). The distribution of Ceratocolax hartzii. British Phycological Journal 31: 543-546.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.