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Ceramium tenuissimum var. pygmaeum (Kützing) Hauck 1888

Publication details
Ceramium tenuissimum var. pygmaeum (Kützing) Hauck 1888: 460

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Hormoceras pygmaeum Kützing

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hormoceras pygmaeum Kützing 1847
Ceramium pygmaeum (Kützing) Ardissone 1871

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996:396), this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Ceramium diaphanum but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 16 September 2021.

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