Ceramium pygmaeum (Kützing) 1871
Ceramium pygmaeum (Kützing) Ardissone 1871: 50
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium tenuissimum var. pygmaeum (Kützing) Hauck
Hormoceras pygmaeum Kützing
Type locality: near Civitavecchia, Italy (Silva & al. 1996: 396).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by Bertoloni, 1862, Fl. Ital. Cryptog. 2: 222, with the same basionym [INA] - (6 Jun 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a marine species.
Created: 28 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2021.