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Centroceras micracanthum Kützing 1841

Publication details
Centroceras micracanthum Kützing 1841: 741

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1842 '1841'). Ueber Ceramium Ag. Linnaea 15: 727-746.
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Publication date: February-March 1842

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Centroceras is Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009: 235). Lectotype: (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009: 235). Notes: Lectotype: L-0193939 (#939285-83) designated by Won et al. (2009: 235).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Centroceras cryptacanthum Kützing 1841
Centroceras leptacanthum Kützing 1841
Centroceras macracanthum Kützing 1842
Centroceras clavulatum var. macracanthum (Kützing) Grunow 1874

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Centroceras cryptacanthum Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Cape Verde Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1986).

(as Centroceras micracanthum Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider et al. 2015).

North America: Florida (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (Mendoza-González, Mateo-Cid & García-López 2017, García & al. 2020).

Central America: Panama (Won, Cho & Fredericq 2009 ).

Caribbean Islands: Virgin Islands (US) (Schneider et al. 2015).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Schneider, C.W., Ciancola, E.N., Popolizio, T.R., Spagnuolo, D.S. & Lane, C .E. (2015). A molecular-assisted alpha taxonomic study of the genus Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyte) in Bermuda reveals two novel species. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 30(1): 15-33.

Won, B.Y., Cho, T.O. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Morphological and molecular characterization of species of the genus Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Ceramiales), including two new species. Journal of Phycology 45: 227-250.

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