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Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Ceramium

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Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 07 Jul 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez" . © marmenormarmayor.es.

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; on sandy rock. 18 Nov 2013. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (michael.guiry@algaebase.org).

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; on sandy rock. 18 Nov 2013. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (michael.guiry@algaebase.org).

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
North of Spain, 2010. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; shallow subtidal. 17 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Scotland, Oban area east coast. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Cladostephus spongiosus, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 12 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Polysiphonia leptoclonia Zanardini ex A.De Toni

Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; on sandy rock
© M.D. Guiry (michael.guiry@algaebase.org)

Publication details
Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826: 905

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh

Basionym
Conferva spongiosa Hudson

Type information
Type locality: England (Silva & al. 1996: 574). Lectotype: BM (Womersley 1987: 185).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spongy, porous, soft like a wet sponge (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
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.

Created: 27 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2021.

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