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Ceramium tomentosum (Hudson) Roth

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Ceramium

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Ceramium tomentosum (Hudson) Roth
Murles Point, Co. Donegal, Ireland; on Fucus in pools. 25 May 1994. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Spongonema tomentosum (Hudson) Kützing Murles Point, Co. Donegal, Ireland; on Fucus in pools
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ceramium tomentosum (Hudson) Roth 1800: 468

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Tentamen florae Germanicae continens enumerationem plantarum in Germania sponte nascentium. Tomus III. Pars prior. pp. [i]-vii, 1-578. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: In Bibliopolio Gleditschiano.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongonema tomentosum (Hudson) Kützing

Basionym
Conferva tomentosa Hudson

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Van den Hoek (1963: 94) notes a synonomy between this species and Cladophora albida (Hudson) Kützing.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Key references
Roth, A.W. (1800). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus secundus cum tabulis aeneis. IX. pp. [i-x], [i]-258, [1-2, add.], [1-2 index icon.], [1-5, index, 6-7 err., 8 note], IX pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio lo. Fr. Gleditschiano.

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