Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1847
Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid intertidal rock on mussels - 02 August 2004. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1847: 143 (as 'Shuttleworthianum')
Published in: Rabenhorst, G.L. (1846 '1847'). Deutschlands Kryptogamen-Flora oder Handbuch zur Bestimmung der kryptogamischen Gewächse Deutschlands, der Schweiz, des Lombardisch-Venetianischen Königreichs und Istriens. Zweiter Band. Zweite Abteilung: Algen. pp. [ii]-xix, [xx, err.], -200, -216, index. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.
Publication date: Oct-Nov 1846
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: an den irischen Küsten: Shuttleworth! [Ireland]; (Kützing 1842: 739) Lectotype: Shuttleworth; L; 940.265.127 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 72) Notes: No more precise locality is known in Ireland, although Shuttleworth is known to have been in Renvyl, Co. Galway in July, 1832 (M.E. Mitchell, pers. comm., Nov. 2001). He appears to have sent several Irish specimens to Kützing.
This is a marine species.
Densely tufted,dark purple fronds, to 150 mm long, repeatedly dichotomous, of uniform diameter throughout. Axils wide, apices strongly inrolled. Articulations corticated at nodes, each node with 3-celled, short, pigmented spine on outer side.
On rock, on mussels and epiphytic, intertidal, on exposed shores common.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 February 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2023