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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaine
County/ParishPenobscot County
LocalityMystic River Marsh, Spectacle Island, Me
Latitude45.64
Longitude-68.62222
Institution CodeConn
Catalog NumberConn00065666
Collected ByF.s. Collins

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The George Safford Torrey Herbarium (CONN) supports botanical research in all disciplines including systematics, taxonomy, biodiversity, ecology, ethnobotany, palaeobotany, evolution and education. The herbarium combines significant palaeobotanical, bryological, lichenological, mycological, phycological and vascular plants totaling over 160,000 specimens, all housed in a fully modern, state-of-the-art facility. We are in the process of databasing our phycology collections. Over 2000 specimens have been entered to date. All specimens will eventually be imaged and made available on this site. Sample images are available for the genus Porphyra. The specimens were discovered in various parts of the Torrey Life Sciences Building during the move to the new combined collections facility. The majority of the collection dates from the latter part of the nineteenth century, starting around the mid 1870’s and is mostly from New England. Specimens range from those collected by eminent phycologists such as Frank Shipley Collins and Isaac Holden to other UConn collectors such as Andrew E. Wheeler, Joanna Page, George Safford Torrey and Frank Trainor. New collections are being added by students from the Biology of Algae course. A small minority of specimens are from Australia, Bahamas, California, Florida and Puerto Rico. Also included are exsiccatae separates from Algae Boreali-Americanae and the Phycotheca Boreali-Americana. Collins, Holden, and Setchell. With an active phycology faculty CONN is interested in exchanging duplicates to add to our collections. Comments on the data and requests to loan the specimens or receive archived high resolution images are welcome.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCeramium rubrum
KingdomPlantae
PhylumRhodophyta
ClassFlorideophyceae
OrderCeramiales
FamilyCERAMIACEAE
GenusCeramium
Specific Epithetrubrum
Scientific Name AuthorsC.Agardh
Specimen
Catalog NumberCONN00065666
Other Catalog Numbers49572
Institution CodeCONN
Occurrence ID10912e8f-cf54-4cf4-8c05-1f990180d1c8
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByF.S. Collins
Collector Number3213
Date Collected1895-07-00
Year1895
Month7
Day0
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceMaine
CountyPenobscot County
MunicipalitySpectacle Island
Continentnorth america
LocalityMystic River marsh, Spectacle Island, ME
Decimal Latitude45.64
Decimal Longitude-68.62222
Other
Modified2015-01-16 14:52:41
ID46911
dcterms:referenceshttp://macroalgae.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=46911
dwc:collectionID30fec3c0-86a4-410e-93f2-7a17ef167c74
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