Ceramium aegagropila ( ) De
Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012
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Ceramium aegagropila (Linnaeus) De Candolle 1805: 263
Published in: De Candolle, [A.P.] (1805). Note sur la mousse de Corse. Bulletin des Sciences par la Société Philomathique de Paris 3: 263-264.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aegagropila linnaei Kützing
Conferva aegagropila Linnaeus
Syntype localities: "Habitus in Suecuae lacubus Dannemora, Stockholmiae" [Dannemorasjön Uppland; Stockholm; Sweden] (Linnaeus 1753: 1168). Lectotype: LINN 1277.49 (Hoek 1963: 51). Notes: Hoek does not specify a locality for the lectotype. Two specimens are present in LINN (1277.48 and 1277.49). The former is labelled in Linnaeus's handwriting "21" and the latter "21/globosa/*. Species plantarum no. 21 is Conferva agagropila [sic]. Dannemorasjön is a shallow eutrophic lake in Uppland, typical of Aegagropila habitat.
Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), a ball of hair or a concretion found in the stomach of the goat and other ruminants.
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
Hanyuda, T., Wakana, I., Arai, S., Miyaji, K., Watano, Y. & Ueda, K. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships within Cladophorales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from 18S rRNA gene sequences with special reference to Aegagropila linnaei. Journal of Phycology 38: 564-571.
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Verified by: 06 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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