Ceramium diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de extremos de varios filamentos y ramificaciones. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
Conferva diaphana Lightfoot 1777: 996
Published in: Lightfoot, J. (1777). Flora scotica: or, a systematic arrangement, in the Linnaean method, of the native plants of Scotland and the Hebrides. Vol. II. pp. 545-1151 [1-24], pls 1-35. London: printed for B. White at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), colourless and nearly or quite transparent, diaphanous (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Scotland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 395). Lectotype: BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 54).
Source of current name
Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], -350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.
Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.