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Sphacelaria californica (Sauvageau) Setchell & N.L.Gardener

Publication details
Sphacelaria californica (Sauvageau) Setchell & N.L.Gardener 1925: 395

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1925). The marine algae of the Pacific coast of North America. Part III. Melanophyceae. University of California Publications in Botany 8: 383-898, Plates 34-107.
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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 plumula var. californica Sauvageau

Type information
Type locality: San Diego (Yoshida 1998

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Propagulifera Section Tribuloides

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria plumula var. californica Sauvageau 1901

Nomenclatural notes
Although attributed to Sauvageau, this combination was not validly made by Sauvageau, and may thus be attributed to Setchell & Gardner. - (31 Dec 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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. (2003). Comparative morphology and taxonomy of Sphacelaria species with tribuliform propagules (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Botanica Marina 46: 113-124.

Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Created: 31 December 2007 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Keum, Y.-S., Oak, J.H. & Boo, S.M. (1999). Sphacelaria californica and S. novae-hollandiae, two related species of the genus Sphacelaria (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyta). Algae 14(1): 23-35, 52 figs, 2 tables.
Kitayama, T., Kawai, H. & Yoshida, T. (1991). Morphological observations on Sphacelaria californica Sauvageau ex Setchell et Gardner (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae), new to Japan. Japanese Journal of Phycology 39: 189-193.

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