Ceramium digitatum ( ) 1797
Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower shore; holdfasts on mussels and crustose coralline
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Ceramium digitatum (Hudson) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv, 390, 405
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus digitatus Hudson
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus marinis [Dwells on marine rocks, England] (Hudson 1762: 475).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine 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
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 May 2021.