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Ceramium hooperi Harvey

Publication details
Ceramium hooperi Harvey 1853: 214 (as 'Hooperi' )

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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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 deslongchampsii var. hooperi (Harvey) W.R.Taylor

Eponomy
Named for the collector, Mr J. Hooper of Brooklyn, New York.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "On perpendicular rocks, densely covered with Fuci, near low water mark, Penobscot Bay; Mr. J. Hooper. Newburyport: Capt. N. Pike (in herb. T.C.D.)" (Harvey 1853: 214).

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
Taylor, W.R. (1937). Marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America. pp. ix + 427. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

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Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2019.

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