Ceramium shepherdii Womersley 1978

Publication Details
Ceramium shepherdii Womersley 1978: 212, figs 1 A, B; 5 A-C

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

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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: 4 km S of Redcliff Point, northern Spencer Gulf, South Australia; (Womersley 1978: 212) Holotype: J.Johnson; 10 January 1977; on Posidonia sinuosa, 10 m deep; AD; A47850 (Womersley 1998: 214)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Mostly associated with seagrass (Posidonia) beds, between 2.5 and 12 m deep, In areas of moderate water movement (Womersley 1978: 214).

Created: 22 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2024

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