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Hormoceras Kützing, 1841

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae

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.
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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.

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