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Sphacelaria solitaria (Pringsheim) Kylin

Publication details
Sphacelaria solitaria (Pringsheim) Kylin 1947: 28, fig. 24D

Published in: Kylin, H. (1947). Die Phaeophyceen der schwedischen Westk├╝ste. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 43(4): 1-99, 61 figs, 18 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

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

Basionym
Sphacelaria olivacea var. solitaria Pringsheim

Type information
Type locality: Helgoland, Germany (Pringsheim 1874: 166). Notes: Neotype: HELG, with propagules (Isotypes of S. furcigera var. saxatilis Kuckuck), collected on 27 September 1893 by Kuckuck; Type locality: Oldehovenbrunnen, Heligoland (Keum et al. 2001: 270).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), alone, by itself, solitary (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria olivacea var. solitaria Pringsheim 1874

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria furcigera var. saxatilis Kuckuck 1897
Sphacelaria viridis Takamatsu 1943
Sphacelaria shiiyaensis Noda 1974

Nomenclatural notes
John et al. (2004) cite the authority for this species as (Pringsh.) Kylin.

Taxonomic notes
Kylin cited as synonym Sphacelaria olivacea f. solitaria Pringsheim (1874; 166, pl. 10, figs 1, 11-13), which is considered conspecific with S. rigidula (Prud’homme van Reine, 1982: 203). “most probably circumpolar boreal in temperate waters” (Kitayama in Prud’homme van Reine, 1993: 149) (Athanasiadis, 1996).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Oldenhovenbrunne, Helgoland, Germany Type: Biologische Anstalt Helgoland

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Key references
Keum, Y.-S. (2010). Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfsiales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 19-69. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Keum, Y.-S., Oak, J.H., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lee, I.K. (2001). Two species of Sphacelaria (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae), S. solitaria (Pringsheim) Kylin and S. recurva sp. nov. from Korea. Botanica Marina 44: 267-275.

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Keum, Y.-S., Oak, J.H., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lee, I.K. (2001). Two species of Sphacelaria (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae), S. solitaria (Pringsheim) Kylin and S. recurva sp. nov. from Korea. Botanica Marina 44: 267-275.

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