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Ceramium sympodiale E.Y.Dawson 1957

Publication details
Ceramium sympodiale E.Y.Dawson 1957: 121, fig. 27c-d

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1957). An annotated list of marine algae from Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands. Pacific Science 11: 92-132, 132 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium borneense Weber Bosse

Type information
Rigili Island, Eniwetak (Eniwetok) Atoll, Marshall Islands (Price & Scott 1992: 109).BISH 500458 (Price & Scott 1992: 109).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to South & Skelton (2000: 81) and N'Yeurt (pers. comm.), Ceramium sympodiale E.Y. Dawson 1957 is synonymous with C. subdichotomum Weber-van Bosse 1923; however, Abbott (1999) and Meneses (1995) place C. sympodiale with C. borneense Weber-van Bosse. The type material in question requires examination.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium sympodiale E.Y.Dawson)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990).

Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), Queensland (Price & Scott 1992, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: French Polynesia (Pari & N'Yeurt 1999), Marshall Islands (Dawson 1957), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Source of current name
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1999). Marine red algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. xv + 477pp, 133 figs. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press.

Meneses, I. (1995). Notes on Ceramium (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales) from the Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science 49: 165-174.

South, G.R. & Skelton, P.A. (2000). A review of Ceramium (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiales) from Fiji and Samoa, South Pacific. Micronesica 33: 45-98.

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Verified by: 23 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Ginsburg-Ardré, F. (1966). La tagmatisation, la pseudo-dichotomie, la structure pseudo-sympodiale et les brachyblastes chez les Ceramium. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 262: 1216-1219.

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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 26 October 2021.

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