Ceramium tenuissimum ( ) , nom. illeg.
Ceramium tenuissimum (Roth) Areschoug 1847: 322, nom. illeg.
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio prior Fucaceas continens. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 13: 223-382, pls I-IX.
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.
Stegenga & Mol (1983: 210) cite this species as Ceramium tenuissimum (Roth) C. Agardh.
Listed by Price et al. (1986) as Ceramium tenuissimum (Roth) Areschoug; see notes therein.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St-pol-de Leon, Brest, St. Malo (Dixon & Price 1981: 136). Lectotype: Bonnmaisson; undated; PC (Dixon & Price 1981: 136). Notes: Comments: despite widespread search at QUI, it was not possible to locate any authentic material in what remains of Bonnemaison’s herbarium. Persumably the specimen cited above as provisional lectotype is that referred to by Harris (1966).
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.
Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.
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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 25 February 2020.