Acanthoceras shuttleworthianum Kützing 1842
Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ría de A Coruña, intertidal on mussels, 2005Ignacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Acanthoceras shuttleworthianum Kützing 1842: 739
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1842 '1841'). Ueber Ceramium Ag.. Linnaea 15(6): 727-746.
Publication date: February-March 1842
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthoceras.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) Rabenhorst.
Type locality: an den irischen Küsten: Shuttleworth! [Ireland]; (Kützing 1842: 739) Lectotype: Shuttleworth; L; 940.265.127 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 72) Notes: No more precise locality is known in Ireland, although Shuttleworth is known to have been in Renvyl, Co. Galway in July, 1832 (M.E. Mitchell, pers. comm., Nov. 2001). He appears to have sent several Irish specimens to Kützing.
This is a marine species.
Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 21 April 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 April 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023