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], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium deslongchampsii var. hooperi (Harvey) W.R.Taylor
Named for the collector, Mr J. Hooper of Brooklyn, New York.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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.