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Hormoceras nodosum Kützing

Publication details
Hormoceras nodosum Kützing 1842: 732

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1842 '1841'). Ueber Ceramium Ag. Linnaea 15: 727-746.
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Publication date: February-March 1842

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 diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Golfo di Genova and Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 395).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

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