Hormoceras gracillimum Kützing
Hormoceras gracillimum Kützing 1842: 733
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Hormoceras gracillimum Kützing (1842: 733) should be referred to Ceramium diaphanum (Womersley 1978: 236); Ceramium gracillimum sensu Griffiths & Harvey corresponds to C. flaccidum (Womersley 1978: 234) (Furnari et al., 1999).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 920).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Nakamura, Y. (1965). Species of the genera Ceramium and Campylaephora, especially those of northern Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 5(2): 119-180.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 27 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.