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Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn 1809

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 littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal over Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Collected near Roscoff (F), Dec 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Penzance, Cornwall. 03 Apr 2011. © David Fenwick.

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Epiphytic on Zostera marina, Grömitz, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Baltic Sea, 3m depth. 21 Apr 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; epiphytic plants on soft sand. 05 Jun 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Halimeda discoidea var. platyloba Børgesen

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman Penzance, Cornwall
© David Fenwick

Publication details
Ceramium littorale (Linnaeus) Dillwyn 1809: pl. 31

Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1809). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. 1-87, 1-6 (Index and Errata), Plates 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
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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 Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman

Basionym
Conferva littoralis Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Europae marinis rupibus" [Europe] (Silva & al. 1996: 572).LINN?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Combination also proposed by C. Agardh, 1817. Syn. Alg. Scand.: XXVII: 65, with the same Basionym (INA) - (19 May 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.

Created: 20 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 October 2018 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 19 September 2021.

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