Ceramium horridum & Gardner, nom. illeg. 1924
Ceramium horridum Setchell & Gardner 1924: 777, pl. 26: figs 49, 50; pl. 79, nom. illeg.
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
Publication date: "May 13, 1924"
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium horridulum P.C.Silva
Type locality: Guaymas, Mexico. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 777). Type: Marchant (no.91); May; Cast ashore among other algae. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 777). Notes: According to Dawson (1962: 58) the type specimen was collected from material cast ashore at Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico and is now located in Herb. University of California, Berkeley.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Ceramium horridum Meneghini, 1844. - (13 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
South America: Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1972). Remarks on algal nomenclature. V. Taxon 21: 199-205.
Created: 21 November 2001 by Olivia Fitzgerald
Verified by: 13 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.