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Ceramium dawsonii A.B.Joly 1957

Publication details
Ceramium dawsonii A.B.Joly 1957: 150-152, pl. XIX: figs. 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d ('dawsoni')

Published in: Joly, A.B. (1957). Contribuição ao conhecimento da flora ficológica marinha da Baía de Santos e Arredores. Boletim da Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras da Universidade de São Paulo, Botânica 14: 3-199, 3 figs, 19 plates, map, graph.

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 Gayliella dawsonii (A.B.Joly) Barros-Barreto & F.P.Gomes

Type information
Type locality: Paranapoan, Município de São Vicente, Estado de São Paulo, Brazil (Silva & al. 1996: 394). Holotype: Joly; 16 August 1955; tufts epiphytic on old specimens of Padina vickersiae and Bryothamnion seaforthii, associated with Herposiphonia tenella and Ceramium sp.. SPF? Joly 247-1955 (Joly 1957: 150, 151, 152). Notes: Joly (1957: 150. 151, 152) notes that the type material (tetrasporangial) is located in the Herbário ficológico do Departamento de Botânica da Falcudade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras da Universidade de São Paulo. SPF3452 (Gomes et al. 2020).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gomes, F.P., Maggs, C.A., & Barros-Barreto, M.B.B. (2020). Integrative approach reveals four new cryptic species in the genus Gayliella (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 56(2): 437-457.

Key references
Barros-Barreto, M.B., McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. & Ferreira, P.C.G. (2006). Molecular systematics of Ceramium and Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from Brazil. Journal of Phycology 42: 905-921.

Iyer, R., Bolton, J.J. & Coyne, V.E. (2005). Gracilarioid species (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) in southern Africa, with a description of Gracilariopsis funicularis sp. nov. African Journal of Marine Science 27(1): 97-105, 5 fig., 1 table.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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