Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) Fredericq Cooliva Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants on sandy rocks at MLWN
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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], -350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Nomen novum pro Fucus acicularis Wulfen, nom. illeg. - (11 Feb 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.