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Ceramium pygmaeum (Kützing) Ardissone 1871

Publication details
Ceramium pygmaeum (Kützing) Ardissone 1871: 50

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 Ceramium tenuissimum var. pygmaeum (Kützing) Hauck

Basionym
Hormoceras pygmaeum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: near Civitavecchia, Italy (Silva & al. 1996: 396).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Combination also proposed by Bertoloni, 1862, Fl. Ital. Cryptog. 2: 222, with the same basionym [INA] - (6 Jun 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 28 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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.

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