Ceramium pallidum (Kützing) Bertoloni 1862

Ceramium pallidum (Kützing) Bertoloni

Current name: Ceramium pallidum (Kützing) Bertoloni
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland - 19 June 2020. M.D. Guiry

Publication Details
Ceramium pallidum (Kützing) Bertoloni 1862: 225

Published in: Bertoloni, A. (1862). Flora Italica Cryptogama. Algae. Vol. 2(2) pp. 129-256. Bologna: Giuseppe Cenerelli.

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Publication date: 1862

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.

Trichoceras pallidum Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: Torquay, Devon, England; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 67) Lectotype: L; 940.264.427 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 67) Notes: "Spec. dedit cl. Naegeli"; "Ceramium pallidum Nägeli in litt."

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pale, sallow, yellow-green, grey-green (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Epiphytic on larger perennial algae, such as Fucus spp., Chorda filum, Himanthalia elongata, Mastocarpus stellata and Laminaria hyperborea fronds, in upper- and mid-shore pools and near extreme low water, also growing on permanently submerged floating structures such as marina pontoons, at moderately to extremely wave-exposed sites, and at sites sheltered from wave action but exposed to strong currents, frequently at the edges of tidal rapids (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 69). Sheltered; large US pools, epiphytic, e.g. on Dumontia contorta, Osmundea hybrida (Maggs et al. 2002: 414).

Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 November 2023

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