Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh 1894

Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh

Current name: Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; epiphytic on Amphibolis antarctica - 23 April 2019. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh 1894: 15

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1894). Analecta algologica. Continuatio II. Lunds Universitets Ă…rsSkrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 30(7): 1-99, 1 plate.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia; (Agardh 1894: 15) Holotype: J.B.Wilson; LD; herb. alg. Agardh 20616 (Womersley 1998: 408)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), thin, meagre (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Appears to be moderately common in regions of slight water movement (Womersley 1978: 233).

Created: 22 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 October 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 October 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2024

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