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Centroceras internitens S.G.Gallagher & Humm 1883

Publication details
Centroceras internitens S.G.Gallagher & Humm 1883: 261, figs 1-16

Published in: Gallagher, S.B. & Humm, H.J. (1983). Centroceros internitens n. sp. (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiaceae) from the western tropical North Atlantic ocean. Journal of Phycology 19(3): 261-268.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Centroceras is Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne.

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

Type information
Type locality: on Atlantic Ocean side of West Summerland Key, Florida Keys (Gallagher & Humm 1983: 261). Holotype: May 1978; fossil coral-limestone platform; epiphytic on Ceramium nitens, on old gorgonian soft corals and loggerhead songes at 1-2 m depth. USNM US 77908 (Gallagher & Humm 1983: 261).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Centroceras internitens S.G.Gallagher & Humm)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Gallagher & Humm 1983, Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (Gallagher & Humm 1983).

Central America: Belize (Gallagher & Humm 1983).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Puerto Rico (Gallagher & Humm 1983), Turks And Caicos Islands (Gallagher & Humm 1983).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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