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Ceramium congestum Bonnemaison, nom. illeg. 1828

Publication details
Ceramium congestum Bonnemaison 1828: 125, nom. illeg.

Published in: Bonnemaison, T. (1828). Essai sur les hydrophytes loculées (ou articulées) de la famille des Épidermées et des Céramiées. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 16: 49-148, pls 3-8.

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 Callithamnion tetricum (Dillwyn) S.F.Gray

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), congested.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of name for Conferva rosea Hudson. - (16 Apr 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Dixon, P.S. & Price, J.H. (1981). The genus Callithamnion (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae) in the British Isles. Bulletin of the Britsh Museum (Natural History), Botany 9: 99-141.

Created: 05 June 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 April 2018 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 28 September 2021.

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