Hormoceras catenula Kützing 1847

Publication Details
Hormoceras catenula Kützing 1847: 35

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hormoceras is Hormoceras diaphanum (Lightfoot) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium deslongchampsii Chauvin ex Duby.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Adriatic and Mediterranean Seas; (Silva & al. 1996: 394)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), Diminutive of cat?na (a chaina): small, decorative chain.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 November 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 November 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

 
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