Ceramium littorale ( ) 1809
Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman Penzance, Cornwall
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Type locality: "in Europae marinis rupibus" [Europe] (Silva & al. 1996: 572).LINN?
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by C. Agardh, 1817. Syn. Alg. Scand.: XXVII: 65, with the same Basionym (INA) - (19 May 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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.