Ceramium clavulatum C.Agardh 1822

Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne

Current name: Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne
microscope, Salses lagoon, France, 2011Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Ceramium clavulatum C.Agardh 1822: 2

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Algae. In: Synopsis plantarum, quas, in itinere ad plagam aequinoctialem orbis novi, collegerunt Al. de Humboldt et Am. Bonpland. Volume Primus. (Kunth, C.S. Eds), pp. 1-6. Paris: Apud F.G. Levrault, bibliopolam, via Dicta M. le Prince, no. 31, atque Argentorati, via dicta des Juifs, no 33.

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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 Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne.

Type Information
Type locality: " Crescit in Oceano Pacfiico, juxta El Callao de Lima." [Callao de Lima, Peru]; (Agardh 1822: 2) Holotype: Humboldt; Herb Agardh, LD; (Womersley 1998: 417) Notes: Dawson (1962: 68) notes the type specimen is a Humboldt & Bonpland specimen...(according to Howe).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), like a little club.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2024

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