Sphacella ferruginea ( )
Sphacella ferruginea (Harvey) Womersley 1967: 194
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asteronema ferrugineum (Harvey) Delépine & Asensi
Cladophora ferruginea Harvey
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 01 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2020.