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Ceramium monacanthum J.Agardh 1894

Publication details
Ceramium monacanthum J.Agardh 1894: 29

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1894). Analecta algologica. Continuatio II. Acta Universitatis Lundensis Afd. 2 30(7): 1-99, 1 plate.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

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

Type information
Type locality: "ad oras Tasmaniae" (Georgetown) (Silva & al. 1996: 400). Holotype: Gunn; on Codium. Herb. Agardh, LD 21162 (Womersley 1998: 388). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Womersley (1978: 215).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Usually epiphytic on Codium fragile and Corallina, at a low eulittoral or uppermost sublittoral level (Womersley 1978: 215).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1978). Southern Australian species of Ceramium Roth (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 29: 205-257, 15 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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