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Ceramium musciforme (Wulfen) Ruchinger

Publication details
Ceramium musciforme (Wulfen) Ruchinger 1818: 264

Published in: Ruchinger, G. (1818). Flora dei lidi veneti. pp. [i-iii], [1]-304. In Venezia [Venice]: Presso Gio. Giacomo Fuchs Dalla Tip. Picotti.

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 Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus musciformis Wulfen

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 300).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of synonymy
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

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Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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