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Ceramium washingtoniense Kylin 1925

Publication details
Ceramium washingtoniense Kylin 1925: 62

Published in: Kylin, H. (1925). The marine red algae in the vicinity of of the Biological Station at Friday Harbor, Wash. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 21(9): 1-87, 47 figs.
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Publication date: 1925

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 pacificum (Collins) Kylin

Type information
Type locality: False Bay, San Juan Is., WA, USA (Carlile et al. 2010: 342). Type: H. Kylin; 24 July 1924; LD 1265409 (Carlile et al. 2010: 342).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Cho, Boo & Hansen (2001) agreed with Scagel et al. (1986) that this entity and C. pacificum were likely to be conspecific, but suggested that studies of tophotype material were necessary. - (7 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium washingtoniense Kylin)
North America: British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989, Carlile et al. 2010).

Source of current name
Carlile, A.M., Cho, T.O. & Waaland, J.R. (2010). The conspecificity of Ceramium pacificum and Ceramium wahingtoniense (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 49(4): 336-344.

Key references
Cho, T.O., Boo, S.M. & Hansen, G.I. (2002). Structure and reproduction of the genus Ceramium (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Oregon, USA. Phycologia 40: 547-571.

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