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Sphacella ferruginea (Harvey) Womersley 1967

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacella is Sphacella subtilissima Reinke.

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

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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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.

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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 22 September 2020.

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