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Sphacella subtilissima Reinke

Publication details
Sphacella subtilissima Reinke 1890: 206

Published in: Reinke, J. (1890). Übersicht der bisher bekannten Sphacelariaceen. Berichte der Deutsche Botanischen Gesellschaft 8: 201-215, 2 figs.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacella.

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Spacella Section Spacella

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), most slender, very delicate, or precise.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
The record for Britain reported in Newton (1931) is incorrect (Fletcher & Russell, pers.comm.).

Probable adventive species found on southern Australian coasts (Womersley 2003: 499) - (18 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hacia Canutells (?), Menorca, Balearic Islands, Spain (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 44). Type: Rodrigues s.n.; 3 i 1888; 110 m depth, on Carpomitra costata. KIEL (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 44).

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1982). A taxonomic revision of the European Sphacelariaceae (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Leiden Botanical Series 6: [i-x], 1-293, 660 figs, XXI tables, 6 pls.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2019.

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