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Ceramium polyceras (Kützing) Zanardini 1847

Publication details
Ceramium polyceras (Kützing) Zanardini 1847: 223

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1847). Notizie intorno alle cellulari marine delle lagune e de'litorali di Venezia (I). Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 6: 185-262, 1 plate.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Hormoceras polyceras Kützing

Type information
Type locality: adriat. bei Spalato (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hormoceras polyceras Kützing 1842
Episperma polyceras (Kützing) Kuntze 1891
Apona polyceras (Kützing) Kuntze 1898

Habitat notes
Growing on algae (e.g., Cystoseira sp.) and mussels (e.g., Mytilus edulis) (Wolf et al. 2011). - (6 Feb 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wolf, M.A., Sciuto, K., Maggs, C.A., de Barros-Barreto, M.B.B., Andreoli, C. & Moro, I. (2011). Ceramium Roth (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Venice lagoon (Adriatic Sea, Italy): Comparative study of Mediterranean and Atlantic taxa. Taxon 60(6): 1584-1595.

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