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Ceramium diaphanum var. elegans (Roth) Roth 1806

Publication details
Ceramium diaphanum var. elegans (Roth) Roth 1806: 155

Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], [1]-350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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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 siliquosum var. elegans (Roth) G.Furnari

Basionym
Conferva elegans Roth

Type information
Type locality: Not specified; "inter Fucum Helminthochorton" (Silva & al. 1996: 395).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), colourless and nearly or quite transparent, diaphanous (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Hormoceras polygonum K├╝tzing 1862

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Furnari, G., Cormaci, M. & Serio, D. (1999). Catalogue of the benthic marine macroalgae of the Italian coast of the Adriatic Sea. Bocconea 12: 1-214.

Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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