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Hormoceras siliquosum Kützing 1847

Publication details
Hormoceras siliquosum 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 siliquosum (Kützing) Maggs & Hommersand

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Torbay, Devon (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 74). Holotype: L 940. 142.282 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 74). Notes: Collector: Berkeley (INA).

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
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

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