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Ceramium caudatum Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Ceramium caudatum Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 776, pl. 27: figs 55-57

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Sreenivasa Rao 1965).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Eureka, near La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 391). Type: Marchant (no.48b); May; Floating among other algae. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 776). Notes: According to Dawson (1962: 53) the type is located in Herb. University of California, Berkeley.

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Source of current name
Lyra, G.D.M., Costa, E.D.S., Jesus, P.B. de, Matos, J.C.G. de, Caires, T.A., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Xi, Z., Nunes, J.M.D.C. & Davis, C.C. (2015). Phylogeny of Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyte): evidence from plastid and mitochondrial nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 356-366.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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