Ceramium tenuissimum var. pygmaeum (Kützing) 1888
Ceramium tenuissimum var. pygmaeum (Kützing) Hauck 1888: 460
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Hormoceras pygmaeum Kützing
Type locality: near Civitavecchia, Italy (Silva & al. 1996: 396).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
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.
This is a marine species.
Created: 22 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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.