Ceramium coccineum , nom. illeg. 1843
Ceramium coccineum Zanardini 1843: 55, nom. illeg.
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1843). Saggio di classificazione naturale delle Ficee del Dottore Giovanni Zanardini aggiunti nuovi studii sopra l'androsace degli antichi con tavola miniata ed enumerazione di tutte le specie scoperte e raccolte dall'autore in Dalmazia. pp. -64, 2 folded tables, 1 col. pl. Venezia [Venice]: Dallo Stabilimento tipographico enciclopedico di Girolamo Tasso.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Ceramium coccineum (J.Ellis) De Candolle, 1805. Minimal description: "E affine al C. diaphanum, ma molto più tenue, cogli articoli non cristallini, ma tinti anzi di un bel rosso cocciniglia. Fu raccolto dal Sandri nel porto di Zara." [It is similar to C. diaphanum, but much smaller, with non-crystalline items, but rather dyed with a beautiful red cochineal. It was picked up by Sandri in the port of Zara.] - (16 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 November 2017 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 24 September 2021.