Ceramium plumula (J.Ellis) C.Agardh 1817

Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli

Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägelimicroscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006; main axisIgnacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Ceramium plumula (J.Ellis) C.Agardh 1817: 62

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

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 Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli.

Basionym
Conferva plumula J.Ellis

Type Information
Type locality: Unlocalised, probably Sussex, England; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26) Lectotype: Ellis’s original illustration (pl. XVIII: G) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26) Notes: Dixon (1960) considered that the type was lost. Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 26) selected as lectotype Ellis’s illustration in pl. XVIII: fig. G.

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 August 2017

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