Hormoceras Kützing, 1841
Lectotype species: Hormoceras diaphanum (Lightfoot) Kützing
Currently accepted name for the type species: Ceramium diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth
Original publication:Kützing, F.T. (1842 '1841'). Ueber Ceramium Ag. Linnaea 15: 727-746.
Type designated in Nakamura, Y. (1950). New Ceramium and Campylaephora from Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 3: 155-172.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as neuter.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.
Numbers of names and species: There are 24 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 April 2018 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 15 November 2019.