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Ceramium comptum Børgesen 1924

Publication details
Ceramium comptum Børgesen 1924: 28, fig. 10

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1924). Marine Algae. In: Plants from Beata Island, St. Domingo, collected by C.H. Ostenfeld. (Botanical results of the Dana-Expedition 1921-22, No. 1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 4(7): 14-35, 17 figs.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Beata Island, Dominican Republic (Silva & al. 1996: 393).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), adorned, ornamented, with a headdress (Neal 1993).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium comptum Børgesen)
Atlantic Islands: Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John & al. 2004).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Curiel et al. 2012), Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Balearic Islands (Ribera Siguán 1983, Ribera Siguán & Gómez Garreta 1984, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), France (Feldmann & Magne 1964, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Tsirika & Haritonidis 2005, Tsiamis & Panoytidis 2016, Tsioli et al. 2021), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Cinelli & al. 1976, Cecere & al. 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002, Furnari & al. 2003, Furnari & al. 2003, Furnari & al. 2003, Furnari & al. 2003, Serio et al 2006), Malta (Cormaci & al. 1997), Sardinia (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Furnari & al. 2003), Spain (Boisset & Barceló 1984, Gallardo & al. 1985, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Morais e Silva, Lavelli & Rull Lluch 2008), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Ballantine, D.L. & N.E. Aponte 2005), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Joly 1965, Oliveira Filho 1977), Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003), Venezuela (Solé 2008).

Africa: South Africa (Silva & al. 1996).

Middle East: Israel (Einav & Israel 2008, Israel & Einav 2017).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Levant states (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001).

Asia: China (Zheng, Liu & Chen 2001, Liu 2008), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov & al. 2015, Titlyanov & al. 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Nelson 2012).

Key references
Feldmann, G. (1950). Sur quelques Céramiacées de Nouvelle-Zelande. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Série 2 22: 131-141, 307-314, 13 figs.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

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.

Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.

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