Acanthoceras echionotum (J. ) Kützing 1849
Ceramium echionotum J.Agardh Ceramium echionotum, Spanish Pt., Co. Clare
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Acanthoceras echionotum (J.Agardh) Kützing 1849: 684
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium echionotum J.Agardh
Ceramium echionotum J.Agardh
Lectotype locality: Devon (Torquay) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 57). Lectotype: [A.M.] Griffiths; September, 1837; LD 20792 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 57). Notes: Herb. Lugd, Bat. 940.265.8: Lenormand specimen from Arromanches (Normandy)? (Dixon, 1959: 342). In Atlantico, Torquay, Gades; in mediterraneo ad oras Hispaniae et Galloprovinciae (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), from echis (Greek), an adder, and noton (Greek), a back (Newton 1931).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater 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
Agardh, J.G. (1844). In systemata algarum hodierna adversaria scripsit Jacobus Agardh, quae venia ampliss. facultatis philosophicae pro exercitio disputaturus defendet N. J. Wetterquist, Vestro-Gothus. In auditorio botanica die xxii maj. mdcccxliv. pp. Pars : 22 Mai 1844 (date on cover, rd. by Regensburg Sep 1844), p. [i of cover], [i]-16. Pars : 22 Mai 1844, resp. O. Nic. Hammar, p. [i], 17-32. Pars : 22 Mai 1844, resp. C. O. N. Dahlgren, p. [i], 33-56. Lund: Berling.
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