Ceramium fuscum ( ) 1800
Ceramium fuscum (Hudson) Roth 1800: 487
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Tentamen florae Germanicae continens enumerationem plantarum in Germania sponte nascentium. Tomus III. Pars prior. pp. [i]-vii, 1-578. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: In Bibliopolio Gleditschiano.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria fusca (Hudson) S.F.Gray
Conferva fusca Hudson
Type locality: York, England (Silva & al. 1996: 575). Type: TCD (Athanasiadis 1996: 198). Notes: According to Womersley (1987: 168), the type (Sphacelaria fusca (Hudson) Gray) is from Sidmouth, England (Griffiths): neotype in TCD.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (Stearn 1973).
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
Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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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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 27 September 2021.