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Asteronema ferruginea (Harvey) Delépine & Asensi

Publication details
Asteronema ferruginea (Harvey) Delépine & Asensi 1975: 296, fig. 5

Published in: Delépine, R. & Asensi, A. (1975). Asteronema nov. gen. nouveau genre de Phéophycée australe. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 122: 295-304.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asteronema is Asteronema australe Delépine & Asensi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Cladophora ferruginea Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Safety Cove, Port Arthur, Tasmania (Womersley 1987: 27). Type: on Hormosira. TCD (Womersley 1987: 27). Notes: Womersley (1987) notes that there is an isotype in ADU (A18166).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rust-coloured.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora ferruginea Harvey 1859
Sphacella ferruginea (Harvey) Womersley 1967

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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