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Ceramium floccosum (O.F.Müller) Roth

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Ceramium

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Ceramium floccosum (O.F.Müller) Roth
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Cryptonemia flabellifolia Pinheiro-Joventino & E.C.Oliveira

Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Ceramium floccosum (O.F.Müller) Roth 1800: 185

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus secundus cum tabulis aeneis. IX. pp. [i-x], [i]-258, [1-2, add.], [1-2 index icon.], [1-5, index, 6-7 err., 8 note], IX pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio lo. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick

Basionym
Conferva floccosa O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: "De Norske fjorde" [Norwesgian fjord] (Müller 1780: pl. 828). (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 14). Notes: Lectotype: illustration in Flora danica (O.F. Müller 1780, pl. 828, fig. 1) selected by Athanasiadis in Maggs and Hommersand (1993: 14).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

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

General environment
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
Whittick, A. (1980). Antithamnionella floccosa (O. F. Müll.) nov. comb.: a taxonomic re-appraisal of Antithamnion floccosum (O. F. Müll.) Kleen (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae). Phycologia 19: 74-79, 12 figs.

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