Plocamium subtile Kützing 1866
Plocamium subtile Kützing 1866: 15, pl. 42
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1866). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVI pp. i-iii, 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon
Type locality: "In mari atlantico" Probably the northwest coast of France; type indicates St. Malo (Saunders & Lehmkuhl 2005: 304). Type: L 0491621 (Cremades et al. 2011: 131).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), fine, thin, delicate, fine, or precise.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Possibly Helgoland, Germany (Saunders & Lehmkuhl, 2005). - (22 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
(as Plocamium subtile Kützing)
English: Sparsely Branched Cock's Comb (Bunker & al. 2010).
Source of current name
Cremades, J., Barreiro, R., Maneiro, I. & Saunders, G.W. (2011). A new taxonomic interpretation of the type of Plocamium cartilagineum (Plocamiales, Florideophyceae) and its consequences. European Journal of Phycology 46(2): 125-142.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Saunders, G.W. & Lehmkuhl, K.V. (2005). Molecular divergence and morphological diversity among four cryptic species of Plocamium (Plocamiales, Florideophyceae) in northern Europe. European Journal of Phycology 40: 293-312.
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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 25 July 2021.