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Centroceras cryptacanthum Kützing 1841

Publication details
Centroceras cryptacanthum 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Centroceras micracanthum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Antilles, West Indies (Silva & al. 1996: 389).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Source of current name
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.

Key references
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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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