Scageliopsis tsitsikammae


Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Ceramiales

Familia: Ceramiaceae
Subfamilia: Callithamnioideae
Tribus: Perithamnieae
Genus: Scageliopsis
Species: Scageliopsis tsitsikammae


Scageliopsis tsitsikammae Stegenga, Anderson & Bolton, 2000

  • Type locality: Middlebank, c. 1.5 km offshore near Storms Rive mouth (34°03' S, 23° 53' E), Tsitsikamma National Coastal Park, South Africa.
  • Holotype: R.J. Anderson & J. Allen; 18-X-1997; growing on sponge at c. 24 m depth. BOL slide EC 647. Isotypes: EC 628, 629, 639, 646.


  • Stegenga, H., Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. 2000. Notes on Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyta) from the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. III. New records from the Tsitsikamma Coastal Park, with the description of Scagelopsis tsitsikammae. Blumea 45: 485–494, 14 figs. Reference page. : 485, figs 5–12
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Scageliopsis tsitsikammae. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 14 September 2017.