Ceramium secundatum Lyngbye 1819
Ceramium secundatum Lyngbyemicroscope, North of Portugal, Mindelo, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ceramium secundatum Lyngbye 1819: 119, pl. 37 A: figs 1-4
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: ad littora Faroensis, ut inter Thorhavn et Hoyviig [Faeroe Islands]; (Lyngbye 1819: 119) Lectotype: Lyngbye; 27 vi 1817; C; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 69) Notes: Cited in Maggs & Hommersand (1993) as J. Rueness, pers. comm. Hoyviig is the lectotype locality.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with secund branching (Lewis & Short 1890).
This is a marine species.
Epiphytic on larger red algae, such as Gracilaria spp. and Polysiphonia elongata, less often on smaller perennial species, and on Laminaria hyperborea fronds, common in submerged positions on artificial materials such as marina pontoons and mooring buoys, occasional to frequent in deep sandy lower-shore pools, large populations occurring from 1 m to at least 11 m depth in sandy areas, such as Zostera marina beds, at wave-sheltered to moderately wave-exposed sites, exposed to currents at the sheltered sites (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 71).
Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2022