Trichoceras pallidum Kützing 1849

Ceramium pallidum (Kützing) Bertoloni

Current name: Ceramium pallidum (Kützing) Bertoloni
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Publication Details
Trichoceras pallidum Kützing 1849: 680

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type Species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium pallidum (Kützing) Bertoloni.

Type Information
Type locality: Torquay, Devon, England; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 67) Lectotype: L; 940.264.427 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 67) Notes: "Spec. dedit cl. Naegeli"; "Ceramium pallidum Nägeli in litt."

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pale, sallow, yellow-green, grey-green (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 November 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 November 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 June 2023

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