Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1847

Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) Rabenhorst

Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) RabenhorstSpain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1847: 143 (as 'Shuttleworthianum')

Published in: Rabenhorst, G.L. (1846 '1847'). Deutschlands Kryptogamen-Flora oder Handbuch zur Bestimmung der kryptogamischen Gewächse Deutschlands, der Schweiz, des Lombardisch-Venetianischen Königreichs und Istriens. Zweiter Band. Zweite Abteilung: Algen. pp. [ii]-xix, [xx, err.], [1]-200, [201]-216, index. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.

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Publication date: Oct-Nov 1846

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

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

Basionym
Acanthoceras shuttleworthianum Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: an den irischen Küsten: Shuttleworth! [Ireland]; (Kützing 1842: 739) Lectotype: Shuttleworth; L; 940.265.127 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 72) Notes: No more precise locality is known in Ireland, although Shuttleworth is known to have been in Renvyl, Co. Galway in July, 1832 (M.E. Mitchell, pers. comm., Nov. 2001). He appears to have sent several Irish specimens to Kützing.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Densely tufted,dark purple fronds, to 150 mm long, repeatedly dichotomous, of uniform diameter throughout. Axils wide, apices strongly inrolled. Articulations corticated at nodes, each node with 3-celled, short, pigmented spine on outer side.

Habitat
On rock, on mussels and epiphytic, intertidal, on exposed shores common.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022

 
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