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Dicranema furcellatum (Montagne) J.Agardh 1876

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dicranemataceae
Genus Dicranema

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Dicranema furcellatum (Montagne) J.Agardh
Plant figured represents Gracilaria cliftonii; Gracilaria furcellata represents Sarconema filiforme as to name..

 

Publication details
Dicranema furcellatum (Montagne) J.Agardh 1876: 436

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dicranema is Dicranema grevillei Sonder.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarconema filiforme (Sonder) Kylin

Basionym
Plocaria furcellata Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Hodeida, Yemen (Silva & al. 1996: 336).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Dicranema furcellatum (Hooker & Harvey) J. Agardh 1852. (INA) - (26 Dec 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. & Edelstein, T. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of the red alga Sarconema (Gigartinales: Solieriaceae). Phycologia 13(1): 31-43, 25 figs.

Key references
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2021.

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