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Ceramium aciculare Roth

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Ceramium

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Ceramium aciculare Roth
Albany, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ceramium aciculare Roth
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale - 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ceramium aciculare Roth
Chondracanthus acicularis, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium aciculare Roth
Chondracanthus acicularis, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium aciculare Roth
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Ceramium aciculare Roth
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium aciculare Roth
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Ceramium aciculare Roth
Chondracanthus acicularis Curragh, Co. Waterford, Ireland. 27 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium aciculare Roth
with Bifurcaria bifurcata, Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium aciculare Roth
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

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Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) Fredericq Cooliva Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants on sandy rocks at MLWN
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ceramium aciculare Roth 1806: 114

Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], [1]-350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) Fredericq

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Nomen novum pro Fucus acicularis Wulfen, nom. illeg. - (11 Feb 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea: "In variis submarinis corporibus" Lectotype: Wulfen’'s (1803: 63) description in the absence of material (epitype) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 237).

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
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2019.

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