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Ceramium siliquosum (Kützing) Maggs & Hommersand

Publication details
Ceramium siliquosum (Kützing) Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 74, fig. 25 A-C

Published in: 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.

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 siliquosum Kützing

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

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hormoceras siliquosum Kützing 1847

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium elegans var. diaphanoideum Celan & Serbanescu
Ceramium elegans f. longiarticulata Celan & Serbanescu

Habitat notes
Epiphytic on smaller algae in lower-shore pools and subtidal to at least 12 m, at moderately to extremely wave-exposed sites, most frequently found around the margins of sandy patches in the shallow subtidal (Maggs & Hommersand 1993). - (6 Feb 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Hassoun, M., Wynne, J.W., Moussa, H., Salhi, G., Zbakh, H., Riadi, H. & Kazzaz, M. (2018). An investigation of members of the tribe Ceramieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) occurring on both the Mediterranean and Atlantic shores of Morocco. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(3): 243-267.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Skage, M., Gabrielsen, T.M. & Rueness, J. (2005). A molecular approach to investigate the phylogenetic basis of three widely used species groups in the red algal genus Ceramium (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 44: 353-360.

Wolf, M.A., Sciuto, K., Maggs, C.A., de Barros-Barreto, M.B.B., Andreoli, C. & Moro, I. (2011). Ceramium Roth (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Venice lagoon (Adriatic Sea, Italy): Comparative study of Mediterranean and Atlantic taxa. Taxon 60(6): 1584-1595.

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