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Ceramium byssoideum Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
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], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gayliella transversalis (Collins & Hervey) T.O.Cho & Fredericq

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Ceramium byssoides (Goodenough & Woodward) Ducluzeau, 1806; see Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 920).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Key West, Florida, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 397).

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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.

Key references
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: 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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