Ceramium reptans T.O.Cho & 2006
Ceramium reptans T.O.Cho & Fredericq 2006: 496, figs 1-23
Published in: Cho, T.O. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Two creeping Ceramium species (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Florida Keys: C. reptans sp. nov. and recircumscription of C. codii (Richards) Mazoyer. Phycologia 45(5): 495-504.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Holotype locality: Missouri Key-Ohio Key Channel, Florida Keys, Florida, USA (Cho, T.O. & Fredericq 2006: 496). Holotype: T.O. Cho and B.Y. Won; 31 October 2004; Epiphytic and co-occurring with C. codii on Hypnea spinella, in the drift. LAF 31. 10.2004-1-2(TC999-2) (Cho, T.O. & Fredericq 2006: 496). Notes: Holotype: tetrasporophyte. Isotypes: LAF-31.12.2004-1-2, tetrasporophytes, male gametophytes and vegetative thalli.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium reptans T.O.Cho & Fredericq)
North America: Florida (Cho, T.O. & Fredericq 2006).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Created: 25 October 2006 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 03 February 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Cho, T.O. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Two creeping Ceramium species (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Florida Keys: C. reptans sp. nov. and recircumscription of C. codii (Richards) Mazoyer. Phycologia 45(5): 495-504.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.