Ceramium tetragonum ( ) C. 1817
Callithamnion tetragonum (Withering) S.F.Gray Carreroe, Co. Galway, Ireland; composite picture
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Ceramium tetragonum (Withering) C.Agardh 1817: 137
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callithamnion tetragonum (Withering) S.F.Gray
Conferva tetragona Withering
Type locality: Bill of Portland, Dorset, England (Dixon & Price 1981: 138). Lectotype: Velley & Stackhouse; undated; GL (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 129).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), four-angled (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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Verified by: 09 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2021.