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Amphiconium aureum (Linnaeus) Nees 1827

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Amphiconium


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Amphiconium aureum (Linnaeus) Nees
Cornwall, England. Ian McClenaghan. © Ian McClenaghan.

Amphiconium aureum (Linnaeus) Nees
Claddagh Quay, Galway City, Ireland; on old concrete wall. 24 Apr 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Amphiconium aureum (Linnaeus) Nees
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; on seaside wall. 05 Jun 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Amphiconium aureum (Linnaeus) Nees
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; on a moss growing on a north-facing wall.. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Amphiconium aureum (Linnaeus) Nees
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; on a moss growing on a north-facing wall.. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Amphiconium aureum (Linnaeus) Nees
Idenfied and isolated in culture by Fabio Rindi from material collected at Claddagh Quay, Galway City, Ireland, in July 2000. Growing on agarized Jaworski's Medium. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).


Gigartina pacifica Kjellman

Trentepohlia aurea (Linnaeus) C.Martius Cornwall, England
© Ian McClenaghan

Publication details
Amphiconium aureum (Linnaeus) Nees in Sprengel 1827: 344

Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, [1]-592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trentepohlia aurea (Linnaeus) C.Martius

Byssus aurea Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Wales: Caenarvon; Italy (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Dillenius (1742: pl. 1: fig. 16): OXF (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: LT fide L.M. Irvine in M.A. Spencer et al., 2009: 240 (INA). There is no evidence that this species was seen live by Linnaeus. Byssus aurea is based on “Byssus capillacea pulverulenta..” of Gleditsch (Meth. Fung., p. 18, 1753). The topotype is apparently lost, but there is every reason to suppose that the name is correctly applied to Trentepohlia aurea (Linnaeus) Martius as currently understood (Ross & Irvine, 1967).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), golden.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a ubiquitous species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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