Ceramium affine Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1930

Publication Details
Ceramium affine Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1930: 172

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1930). Marine algae of the Revillagigedo Islands Expedition in 1925. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 19(11): 109-215, pls 4-15.

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Publication date: 30 December 1930

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 Yoneshiguea affinis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Barros-Barreto, Maggs & M.A.Jaramillo.

Type Information
Type locality: Isla Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico; (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 172) Holotype: CAS; 173642 (Yoshida 1998: 889) Notes: Dawson (1962: 51) gives the following information for the type: H. L. Mason 36, April, in Herb. California Academy of Sciences (173642); an isotye slide is in Herb. A. Hancock Foundation. He also notes that the type specimen was epiphytic on Codium.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 May 2023

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