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Rhodochorton rothii (Turton) Nägeli 1862

Publication details
Rhodochorton rothii (Turton) Nägeli 1862: 357, 358

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Basionym
Conferva rothii Turton

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Eckwarden, Oldenburg (Ceramium violaceum) (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

Distributional notes
from Alaska to California (Drew, 1928). - (8 Aug 2014) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
on rocks and wood in the upper littoral belt and at extreme high-tide level (Drew, 1928). - (8 Aug 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, pls 37-48.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 August 2014 by G.M. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Gibson, R.J.H. (1891). On the development of the sporangia in Rhodochorton rothii, Näg., and R. floridulum, Näg.; and on a new species of that genus. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 28: 201-205, Table 34.
Klavestad, N. (1957). Paraspores in Rhodochorton rothii Naeg.. Nytt Magasin for Botanikk 5: 61-62.

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.

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