Ceramium filum ( ) Wiggers 1780
Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse cross section, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2016,
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Ceramium filum (Linnaeus) Wiggers 1780: 91
Published in: Wiggers, F.H. (1780). Primitiae florae holsaticae; quas praeside D. Joh. Christiano Kerstens. pp. [i-viii], 1-112. Kiliae [Kiel]: litteris Mich. Frider. Bartschii Acad. Typogr.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ceramium is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Fucus filum Linnaeus
Type locality: "in Oceano Atlantico" (Athanasiadis 1996: 207).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (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
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 September 2019 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 14 May 2021.