Ceramium byssoideum , nom. illeg. 1853
Ceramium byssoideum Harvey 1853: 218, nom. illeg.
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gayliella transversalis (Collins & Hervey) T.O.Cho & Fredericq
Type locality: Key West, Florida, U.S.A. (Silva & al. 1996: 397).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Ceramium byssoides (Goodenough & Woodward) Ducluzeau, 1806; see Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 920).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Cho, T.O., Boo, S.M., Hommersand, M.H., Maggs, C.A., McIvor, L. & Fredericq, S. (2008). Gayliella gen. nov. in the tribe Ceramieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Journal of Phycology 44: 721-738, 11 figs.
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1978). Southern Australian species of Ceramium Roth (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 29: 205-257, 15 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.