Ceramium saccharinum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797

Publication Details
Ceramium saccharinum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv, 390, 405

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders.

Basionym
Fucus saccharinus Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean; (Silva & al. 1996: 904)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), sugary (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022

 
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