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Shepleya elixithamnia Gordon-Mills & R.E.Norris

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Spermothamniineae
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Sphondylothamnieae
Genus Shepleya

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Shepleya elixithamnia Gordon-Mills & R.E.Norris KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Shepleya elixithamnia Gordon-Mills & R.E.Norris 1986: 160-166, figs. 1-15, table 1

Published in: Gordon-Mills, E. & Norris, R.E. (1986). Shepleya elixithamnia, a new species of Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyta) from South Africa. Phycologia 25: 160-167, 15 figs, 1 table.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Shepleya is Shepleya wattsii (Harvey) E.M.Gordon.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Palm Beach, near Port Edward, Natal, South Africa. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 424). Holotype: Norris & Aken; 15.v.1983; Subtidal,epiphytic on various articulate calcified algal hosts. Known only from summer and autumn collections.. NU 7170 (NAT 1207) (Gordon-Mills & Norris 1986: 161). Notes: Isotype in ADU (A55692)

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Source of current name
Gordon-Mills, E. & Norris, R.E. (1986). Shepleya elixithamnia, a new species of Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyta) from South Africa. Phycologia 25: 160-167, 15 figs, 1 table.

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References
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Gordon-Mills, E. & Norris, R.E. (1986). Shepleya elixithamnia, a new species of Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyta) from South Africa. Phycologia 25: 160-167, 15 figs, 1 table.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.

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