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Centroceras cinnabarinum (Grateloup ex Bory) J.Agardh 1851

Publication details
Centroceras cinnabarinum (Grateloup ex Bory) J.Agardh 1851: 148

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Centroceras is Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallophila cinnabarina (Grateloup ex Bory) R.E.Norris

Boryna cinnabarina Grateloup ex Bory

Type information
Type locality: l'Étang de Thau, Hérault, Mediterranean France (Silva & al. 1996: 405). Type: Ducluzeau; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cinnabar-red.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Centroceras cinnabarinum (Grateloup ex Bory) J.Agardh)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978), France (Feldmann 1943), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Cinelli & al. 1976), Spain (Ballesteros 1983, Gallardo & al. 1985).

Middle East: Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

Key references
Norris, R.E. (1993). Taxonomic studies on Ceramiaceae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) with predominantly basipetal growth of corticating filaments. Botanica Marina 36: 389-398, 10 figs.

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