Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Chlorophyta > Class Ulvophyceae > Order Cladophorales > Family Cladophoraceae > Genus Rhizoclonium

Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey, 1849

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

RhizocloniumKützing, 1843accepted genus name

Species group names

Rhizoclonium implexum (Dillwyn) Kützing, 1845 synonym
Rhizoclonium kochianum Kützing, 1845 synonym
Rhizoclonium riparium var. implexum (Dillwyn) Rosenvinge, 1893 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): kryptråd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: grøn rodtråd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: kryptråd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: kryptråd
 Norwegian Nynorsk: kryptråd
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): kryptråd


original description

Harvey, W.H. (1849). A manual of the British marine algae: London, UK. lii, 252 pp.

basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

additional source

Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (129 publications)
Barcode of Life
GenBank (10 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey, 1849. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145075




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