Uronema marinum Womersley Australia
Uronema marinum Womersley 1984: 131, figs. 41D,E
Original publication: Womersley, H.B.S. (1984). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part I. pp. 329, 102 figs, 16 plates. Adelaide: Government Printer, South Australia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Holotype locality: Kellidie Bay, Coffin Bay, South Australia (Womersley 1984: 131). Holotype: H.B.S. Womersley; 22 August 1967; lower eulittoral to upper sublittoral, epiphytic on Chaetomorpha linum. ADU A31827 (Womersley 1984: 131).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Uronema marinum Womersley)
Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Kraft 2000, Kraft 2007), New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1994), Queensland (Kraft 2000, Kraft 2007, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Womersley 1984), Western Australia (Womersley 1981, Womersley 1984, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Kraft 2000, Huisman et al. 2009).
Uronema marinum Dujardin is a ciliate (see Bérard-Therriault 1999: 339).
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Marine green and brown algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. i-xi, 1-259, 6 maps, 3 pls, 95 figs, 1 photograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.
Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Uronema&species=marinum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Uronema&Species=marinum
Created: 08 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:62976