Ceramium tenuissimum ( ) J. 1851
Ceramium tenuissimum (Roth) J.Agardh 1851: 120
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth
Type locality: not specified (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 395).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Sometimes attributed solely to J.Agardh. However, J.Agardh (1851: 120) cited "Lyngb. Hydro. Dan. p. 120" which is Ceramium diaphanum [gamma] tenuissimum and who cited Ceramium diaphanum [theta] tenuissimum Roth Cat. Bot. 3, p. 156. This latter name is considered to be synonymous with C. diaphanum but records of C. tenuissima "J.Agardh" may refer to a different entity. - (28 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2020.