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Cladophora ferruginea Harvey

Publication details
Cladophora ferruginea Harvey 1859: 340

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Algae. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds) Vol. II, pp. 282-343. London: Lovell Reeve.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asteronema ferrugineum (Harvey) Delépine & Asensi

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Delépine, R. & Asensi, A. (1975). Asteronema nov. gen. nouveau genre de Phéophycée australe. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 122: 295-304, 3 pls.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2019.

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