Herpoceras Cramer, 1863

Holotype species: Herpoceras australe Cramer

Currently accepted name for the type species: Ceramium filicula Harvey ex Womersley

Original publication and holotype designation: Cramer, C. (1863). Physiologisch-systematische Untersuchungen über die Ceramiaceen. Neue Denkschriften der Allgemeinen Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 20: 1-131.

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The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-08-17 by M.D. Guiry.

Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

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.

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