Ceramium caudatum & N.L.Gardner
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.
Publication date: "May 13, 1924"
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium caudatum Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: Baja California (Dawson 1962), California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Miller 2012), Gulf of California (Dawson 1944, Dawson 1962).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
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.
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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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.